Managing constipation


Diagnosis and advice

This module aims to provide an update on the diagnosis and management of constipation in adults. 

Learning objectives:     

After completing this module, pharmacy technicians will be able to explain:  

  • The new restrictions that were introduced in August 2020 regarding the supply of laxatives 
  • Common causes of constipation
  • Dietary and lifestyle measures that will help ease symptoms 
  • How different laxatives work.

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