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    34 Drugs classified under this therapeutic system


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    Agiocur
    Megapharm
    OTC
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    Multiple ingredients
    Agiocur

    Bulk Forming Laxative. Seeds of Plantago ovata 65 g, Ispaghula husks 2.2 g.
    GRANULES: 200 g. Constipat: 2 teasp.
    aft. evening meal. If necess. 1 teasp.
    bef. breakf. Tendency to diarrh: 2
    teasp. 3 x dly for 1-3 days, then 1
    teasp. 3 x dly as reqd. Child. 6 yrs and
    older 1/2 adult dose.
    Constipat.

    Agiolax
    Megapharm
    OTC
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    Multiple ingredients
    Agiolax

    Stimulant Laxative. Senna 6.74 - 13.15 g / 100 g, Seeds of Plantago ovata 52 g / 100 g, Ispaghula husks 2.2 g / 100 g.
    GRANULES: 200 g. Adults and child
    over 10 yrs: 1-2 teasp. 1 x dly, swallow
    whole with 1/4 liter liq. aft. even. meal.
    Not to be taken over period longer
    than 1-2 wks. Not to incr. dose. Take 1
    hr. aft. any other drug.
    Short-term tmt. constipat.

    Atzirut X
    CTS
    RX
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    Atzirut X

    Stimulant Laxative. Bisacodyl 5 mg.
    TABS: 30. Adult dosage: 1-3 tabs. in the eve. before bdtime. Start. dose 1 tab. and incr. the dosage as necessary.
    Max. dly. dose - 3 tabs./ d.
    Dosage for child. above 6 yrs. of age: one tab. in the eve. before bdtime.
    Duration of tmt.: not intended for use  for more than 5 consec. days
    The tab. should be swallow. whole with some water, should not be chewed or crushed, and should not be halved.
    Pt. has to be  hydrated during the day to help soften the stool and prevent dehydrat. See lit.
    All types of constipation in ambulat. and bedridden pts. over the age of 6 yrs. Preparation of pts. for abdom.radiography and proctoscopy.
    C/I: Hypersens.
    Pts. with lactose  intoler.
    Pts. with ileus (bowel obstruction), .
    Appendicitis, nausea and vomit. of unknown cause.
    Pts. with bowels (the small intestine or the colon) inflamm.
    Pts. with severe abdom.pain accompany.by nausea and vomit.

    Avilac Syrup
    Perrigo
    OTC
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    Avilac Syrup

    Osmotic Laxative. Lactulose 66.7 g / 100 ml.
    SYR: 300 ml. Adults: Initial: 30
    ml dly. depend. on severity. Maint:
    15-30 ml dly. Child: 5-10 yrs: 10-15 ml
    dly; 1-5 yrs: 5-10 ml dly.; less than 1 yr:
    2.5-5 ml. dly. Hepat. coma, pre-coma:
    Initial: 30-50 ml 3 x dly.
    Chron. constipat., hepat. precoma,
    coma.
    C/I: Hypersens., galactosem., bowel
    obstruct.

    Bekunis
    Dexcel
    RX
    not in the basket chart
    Bekunis

    Stimulant Laxative. Senna 150-220 mg.
    DRAGEES: 45. 1 drag. at bedt. with plenty
    of fluid. See lit.
    Laxative.
    C/I: Hypersens., ileus, appendicit., chron.
    inflamm. intest. dis., abdom. pain
    unknown genesis, severe dehydrat.,
    child under 12 yrs. See lit.

    Contalax
    Dr. Fischer
    RX
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    Contalax

    Stimulant Laxative. Bisacodyl 10 mg.
    SUPPS: 25. 1 supp. Child: 1/2 supp.
    Immed. bowel evacuator, constipat.


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