What is nasogastric laxative cleanout?

Also known as: bowel cleanout.

Nasogastric laxative cleanout is a treatment for severe constipation in children. The treatment may be used to relieve constipation due to a medical condition or in preparation for a medical procedure.

Reviewed by: Carrie Firestone Baum, MD

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