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A trend on TikTok has caused a of laxative drugs in the USA. A laxative is a for people who have constipation. This is the of people having difficulty going to the toilet because of "poo". The medicine loosens the poo to make it to go to the . TikTok influencers are making teenagers believe that laxatives will help them lose weight. The videos have been viewed over one times on social media. Hundreds of thousands of youngsters are emptying drugstore of laxatives. This means people who really need the medicine cannot get it. Doctors prescribe the drug for like constipation, Crohn's disease and irritable bowel .

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