DRUGS FOR CONSTIPATION

Minalax® Laxative

Composition Each enteric coated tablet contains: Bisacodyl: 5 mg. Dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinate: 100 mg. Pharmacological Properties Minalax® has a dual action. 1-Bisacodyl acts as a contact laxative, by direct effect on colonic mucosa. It stimulates the local parasympathetic reflexes, resulting in increasing peristaltic contractions of the colon without affecting the small intestine.As bisacodyl acts locally, …

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Enemax® Ready-made Enema

Composition Hypertonic solution of sodium phosphates. Pharmacological Properties Enemax® is classified as a saline laxative for the relief of constipation and effective rapid evacuation of the bowel. Sodium phosphates are poorly absorbed from G.I.T., so they remain in the lumen of intestine retaining water in the lumen by their high osmotic pressure, stimulating the wall …

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Laxel Effervescent salt – Cholagogue and Laxative

Laxel is indicated for: Chronic cholecystitis. Constipation, (occasional or habitual). Dosage & Administration One packet in half a glass of water in the morning. This dose may be repeated twice or more daily before meals. Composition Each 100 g contains: 7.810 mg Disodium hydrogen phosphate,15.620 mg Sodium sulphate, 15.620 mg Magnesium sulphate, 0.120 mg Saccharin …

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Duphalac syrup – Duphalac powder

Composition Each 15 ml syrup contains: Lactulose 10g added as Lactulose Concentrate. Each sachet contains: 10 g Lactulose. Excipients Syrup: Sorbic Acid, Sodium Hydroxide and Flavour. Powder: E110 and flavour. Properties Lactulose is broken down by the intestinal flora into organic acids of low molecular weight. These organic acids occur normally in the colon where …

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Duphalac syrup – Relieves Constipation / Treat & Prevent Hepatic Coma

Composition Each 100 ml contains: 67 g Lactulose. Properties Duphalac is a synthetic disaccharide which is used in the treatment of constipation and to reduce blood ammonia levels in portal-systemic encephalopathy. When taken by mouth Duphalac is not affected by disaccharidase in the small intestine and therefore not absorbed. In the colon Duphalac is broken …

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Sorbit Packets – Powder To Make An Oral Solution

Sorbit contains sorbitol in a powder form, which is useful as an osmotic laxative either orally or as an enema, it works by retaining water in the colon thus softens the stools. Sorbit hastens elimination of toxins from the gastrointestinal tract, by increasing colon peristalsis. Sorbit has a sweetening power; and being poorly absorbed from the …

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Evaculax 500 mg tablets to relieve constipation

Evaculax is used to treat constipation. It is known as a bulk-forming laxative. It increases the bulk in your stool, an effect that helps to cause movement of the intestines. It also works by increasing the amount of water in the stool, making the stool softer and easier to pass. If you are self-treating, follow all directions …

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