Saline laxatives are used to treat consipation or to cleanse the colon in preparation for a colonoscopy. They work by absorbing water into the intestine, which softens the stool. This increases pressure in the intestine and makes bowel movements more frequent.

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BISACODYL is a laxative. This medicine is used to relieve constipation. It may also be used to empty and prepare the bowel for surgery or examination.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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