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The dose may be mixed with milk or half a glass of water if desired.
Oral Adults: Constipation The recommended oral dose are as follows- 15-30ml before breakfast and/or at bedtime. Up to 45 mL/day. Max duration: 1 w... View More
Oral Children: Constipation Over 7 years: 7.5ml-15ml at bedtime. 3-7 years: 5-10ml at bedtime.
Renal failure, existing electrolyte imbalance, appendicitis symptoms, acute surgical abdomen, myocardial damage, heart block, fecal impaction, rectal fi... View More
Mode of Action
Paraffin: When taken orally: penetrates and softens faecal material. Magnesium hydroxide increases peristaltic activity causing osmotic retention of f... View More
Oral: not recommended for use in patients with difficulty swallowing or impaired neurodevelopment. Avoid prolonged use as a laxative or faecal softener.... View More
Anal irritation (excessive dose) and seepage. Foreign-body granulomatous reactions; vasospasm; lipoid pneumonia; interference with absorption of fat-sol... View More
May impair absorption of fat-soluble vitamins and possibly other compounds.
Alternative brand for Megalax
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More