Is docusate an effective medication for chronic constipation?
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Docusate increases stool frequency by 1 bowel movement per week in patients with chronic constipation, in both the outpatient and inpatient settings. (SOR: C, based on low-quality cohort trials.) Adverse events related to docusate were not reported.
Evidence Based Practice 14(11): 14.