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Lacson Laxative Syrup 150ml

R 53.95

What Lacson Laxative Syrup?

For the management of constipation.

How to use:

  • Adults: The usual initial dose is 15 to 30 ml (3 to 6 medicine measures) given daily by mouth in a single dose or in 2 divided doses and gradually reduced according to the patient's needs.
  • Adult maintenance doses of 10 to 15 ml (2 to 3 medicine measures) have been given daily.
  • Aged 6 to 12 years may be given initial dose of 20 ml (4 medicine measures) daily.
  • Aged 1 to 5 years may be given initial dose of 10 ml (2 medicine measures) daily.
  • Under 1 year: may be given initial dose of 5 ml (1 medicine measures) daily.

Ingredients: Each 5 ml syrup contains:

lactulose 3,3 g

Precautions, Contra-indications and Side Effects:

  • May cause abdominal discomfort associated with flatulence or cramps
  • Nausea and vomiting have been reported following high doses.
  • Prolonged use or over dosage may result in diarrhoea with excessive loss of water and electrolytes, particularly potassium.
  • Care should be taken in patients with lactose intolerance or in diabetic patients