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    / CTS


    Active Ingredient
    Bisacodyl 5 mg

    Status in Israel
    RX

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    Enteric Coated Tablets

    30 X 5 mg

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    Dosage

    Adult dosage: 1-3 tablets in the evening before bedtime.
    Starting dose one tablet and increase the dosage as necessary.
    Maximum daily dose – 3 tablets per day.
    Dosage for children above 6 years of age: one tablet in the evening before bedtime. Duration of treatment: As with other laxative preparations, not intended for use  for more than 5 consecutive days.
    The tablet should be swallowed whole with some water,  should not be chewed or crushed, and should not be halved to avoid damaging the function of the tablet’s coating.
    Patient has to be  hydrated during the day to help soften the stool and prevent dehydration. The preparation induces bowel activity (usually within 6-12 hours), but sometimes a longer period of time is required (up to 24 hours).See prescribing information for full details.


    Indications

    All types of constipation in ambulatory and bedridden patients over the age of 6 years.
    Preparation of patients for abdominal radiography and proctoscopy.


    Contra-Indications

    Hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of its excipients.
    Patients  with lactose  intolerance.
    Patients  with ileus (bowel obstruction).
    Appendicitis, nausea and vomiting of unknown cause.
    Patients  with bowels (the small intestine or the colon) inflammation.
    Patients  with severe abdominal pain accompanied by nausea and vomiting.


    Special Precautions

    This medicine is intended only for treatment of constipation lasting a few days, since prolonged use of the medicine may cause the bowels to become dependent on laxatives for bowel movement. Bowel inactivity for a day or two does not justify using this
    medicine.
    Rectal bleeding should be excluded before the use of this drug.
    The drug is not intended for children under 6 years old.

     


    Side Effects

    Abdominal spasms or pain,  Diarrhea, Nausea.
    See prescribing information for full details.


    Drug interactions

    Other drugs should be administrated at least two hours after administration of this drug. Since Atzirut X may affect
    their absorption.
    Milk consumption may prevent the effectivity of this drug.
    Milk consumption should be avoided for up to one hour before or after taking Atzirut X.
    See prescribing information for full details.

     


    Manufacturer
    CTS Chemical Industries Ltd
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