All the Therapeutic System Drugs
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.
Laxative - Prostaglandin E1 Derivative. Lubiprostone 8 mcg, 24 mcg. CAPS. Liquid Filled: 60. Chron. idiop. constip. (CIC) and Opioid-induced constip. with chron. (OIC), non-cancer pain.: 24 mcg×2/d orally with food & water. Irritable Bowel Syndr. with Constip.: 8 mcg×2/d orally with food & water. Dosage in pts. with hep. impair.&in spec. popul.: ee lit.
8mcg - Irritable bowel synd. with constip. (IBS-C) in adult women. 24mcg- Tmt. for adults of: Chron. idiop. constip. (CIC), Opioid-induced constip. with chron. (OIC), non-cancer pain.
C/I: Pts. with known/ suspect. mechan. GI obstruct. Hyperses.
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,
C/I: Hypersens., galactosem., bowel