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Medications leading to constipation

  • Pain medicines, such as narcotics containing codeine, oxycodone and hydromorphone.
  • NSAIDS / Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, like ibuprofen
  • Antidepressants, such as the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
  • Antacids containing calcium or aluminum.
  • Iron supplements!!!
  • Allergy medications, antihistamines,
  • Some blood pressure medicines
  • including calcium channel blockers, and beta-blockers
  • Psychiatric medications.
  • Anticonvulsant/seizure medications
  • Anti Nausea medications.

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