casanthranol

casanthranol

 [kah-san´thrah-nol]
a purified mixture of glycosides derived from cascara sagrada; a cathartic.

casanthranol

/ca·san·thra·nol/ (kah-san´thrah-nōl) a purified mixture of glycosides derived from Cascara sagrada; used as a laxative.

casanthranol (k·sanˑ·thr·nlˈ),

n a laxative obtained from
Cascara sagrada.

casanthranol

a purified mixture of the anthranol glycosides derived from cascara sagrada; used as a laxative.
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Seven types of products act as laxatives; saline (phosphates and magnesium hydroxide and its salts); stimulants/irritants (cascara, bisacodyl, casanthranol, senna, and castor oil); bulking agents (methylcellulose, polycarbophil, and psyllium); emollient (mineral oil); fecal softeners (docusate); hyperosmotics (glycerin, lactulose); and tegaserod (Zelnorm).
There are seven types of products that act as laxatives: saline (phosphates and magnesium hydroxide and its salts), stimulants/irritants (cascara, bisacodyl, casanthranol, senna, and castor oil), bulking agents (methylcellulose, polycarbophil, and psyllium), emollient (mineral oil), fecal softeners (docusate), hyperosmotics (glycerin, lactulose), and tegaserod (Zelnorm).
There are seven types of products that act as laxatives: saline (phosphates and magnesium hydroxide and its salts), stimulants/irritants (cascara, bisacody1, casanthranol, senna, and castor oil), bulking agents (methylcellulose, polycarbophil, and psyllium), emollient (mineral oil), fecal softeners (docusate), hyperosmotics (glycerin, lactulose), and tegaserod (Zelnorm).