"Cathartics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
Agents that are used to stimulate evacuation of the bowels.
- Bowel Evacuants
- Evacuants, Bowel
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Cathartics".
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cathartics" by people in Profiles.
Sharara AI, Bou Daher H. Bowel Cleansing Strategies After Suboptimal Bowel Preparation. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2019 06; 17(7):1239-1241.
Rockey DC. Computed tomographic and magnetic resonance colonography: challenge for colonoscopy. Dig Dis. 2012; 30 Suppl 2:60-7.
Reba-Harrelson L, Von Holle A, Thornton LM, Klump KL, Berrettini WH, Brandt H, Crawford S, Crow S, Fichter MM, Goldman D, Halmi KA, Johnson C, Kaplan AS, Keel P, LaVia M, Mitchell J, Plotnicov K, Rotondo A, Strober M, Treasure J, Woodside DB, Kaye WH, Bulik CM. Features associated with diet pill use in individuals with eating disorders. Eat Behav. 2008 Jan; 9(1):73-81.
Green BT, Rockey DC, Portwood G, Tarnasky PR, Guarisco S, Branch MS, Leung J, Jowell P. Urgent colonoscopy for evaluation and management of acute lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage: a randomized controlled trial. Am J Gastroenterol. 2005 Nov; 100(11):2395-402.
Delegge M, Kaplan R. Efficacy of bowel preparation with the use of a prepackaged, low fibre diet with a low sodium, magnesium citrate cathartic vs. a clear liquid diet with a standard sodium phosphate cathartic. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2005 Jun 15; 21(12):1491-5.
Patrick PG, Gohman SM, Marx SC, DeLegge MH, Greenberg NA. Effect of supplements of partially hydrolyzed guar gum on the occurrence of constipation and use of laxative agents. J Am Diet Assoc. 1998 Aug; 98(8):912-4.
Tedesco FJ, DiPiro JT. Laxative use in constipation. American College of Gastroenterology's Committee on FDA-Related Matters. Am J Gastroenterol. 1985 Apr; 80(4):303-9.