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Related information - laxatives


For health professionals (CPD activity)
23 May 2014 Determine the appropriateness of the use of laxative medication in your aged care home. Identify opportunities for improving quality use of these drugs, and act on them.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
01 Aug 2006 Lists new drugs included in the Palliative Care section of the PBS, including benzydamine hydrochloride, lactulose mixture, naproxen, and morphine sulfate formulations.

Active ingredients used in laxatives