Definition of Laxative. Meaning of Laxative. Synonyms of Laxative

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Definition of Laxative

Laxative
Laxative Lax"a*tive, a. [L. laxativus mitigating, assuaging: cf. F. laxatif. See Lax, a.] 1. Having a tendency to loosen or relax. --Milton. 2. (Med.) Having the effect of loosening or opening the intestines, and relieving from constipation; -- opposed to astringent. -- n. (Med.) A laxative medicine. See the Note under Cathartic.

Meaning of Laxative from wikipedia

- Laxatives, purgatives, or aperients are substances that loosen stools and increase bowel movements. They are used to treat and prevent constipation. Laxatives...
- Bisacodyl (INN) is an organic compound that is used as a stimulant laxative drug. It works directly on the colon to produce a bowel movement. It is typically...
- Laxative. Van Peebles has said that the band is called Laxative because they "make **** happen". In November, 2011, Melvin Van Peebles wid Laxative performed...
- by **** and within twelve hours when given by mouth. It is a weaker laxative than bisacodyl or castor oil. Common side effects of senna glycoside include...
- Fletcher's Castoria, now known as Fletcher's Laxative, is an oral syrup containing a stimulant laxative and ingredients to soothe the stomach. It is a...
- conductor. Magnesium hydroxide is used in suspension as either an antacid or a laxative, depending on concentration. As an antacid, magnesium hydroxide is dosed...
- eastward to northwestern Montana. The dried bark of cascara was used as a laxative in folk medicine by the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest. Cascara...
- a century as a laxative, but is now being removed from over-the-counter laxatives because of concerns over carcinogenicity. Laxative products formerly...
- Arabic sanā, describing plants whose leaves and pods have catharitic and laxative properties. The caterpillars of many Lepidoptera species feed on Senna...
- for a strongly laxative natural water product which was very po****r in the United States in the early 20th century. The water's laxative properties were...
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