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    What is the antonym for laxative?

    Does anyone know? Urgent!

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    Re: What is the antonym for laxative?

    There's no single word (as far as I know). You have to say 'binding medication' or use a proprietary name like 'Immodium' or a generic name like 'kaolin mixture'.

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    Re: What is the antonym for laxative?

    If it's urgent, try a cork.

    There is the word costive, but I had not heard of it until two minutes ago. I agree with Rover that there is no single word that we use.

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    Re: What is the antonym for laxative?

    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    If it's urgent, try a cork.


    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    There is the word costive, but I had not heard of it until two minutes ago. I agree with Rover that there is no single word that we use.
    Okay, thanks.

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    Re: What is the antonym for laxative?

    Cheese.

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