Description

High molecular weight (4000) macrogols are long linear polymers which retain water molecules by means of hydrogen bonds. When administered by the oral route, they lead to an increase in volume of intestinal fluids.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Macrogol
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A06 Laxatives → A06A Laxatives → A06AD Osmotically acting laxatives

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