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A patient wants to prevent problems with constipation and asks the nurse for advice about which type of laxative is safe to use for this purpose. Which class of laxative is considered safe to use on a long-term basis?


▸ Emollient laxatives

▸ Bulk-forming laxatives

▸ Hyperosmotic laxatives

▸ Stimulant laxatives
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Pharmacology and the Nursing Process


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Bulk-forming laxatives

Bulk-forming laxatives are the only laxatives recommended for a long-term use. Stimulant laxatives are the most likely of all the laxative classes to cause dependence. The other options are incorrect.
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