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.
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.
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.
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