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FORLAX, treatment for constipation in adults

Ipsen Pharma

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FORLAX x 20 sachets, treatment for constipation in adults

  • Forlax used in the symptomatic treatment of constipation in adults.

FORLAX, treatment for constipation in adults Composition:
1 sachet (10.167 g) contains 10 g of macrogol 4000.

Action:
Preparation of osmotic laxative. Administered orally increases the volume of intestinal fluids. It is not absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract.

FORLAX, treatment for constipation in adults Indications:
Symptomatic treatment of constipation in adults.

Contraindications:
Hypersensitivity to the polyethylene glycol. Abdominal pain of unknown etiology. Inflammatory diseases of the small intestine or colon (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease), intestinal obstruction.

FORLAX, treatment for constipation in adults Pregnancy and lactation:
Pregnant apply only in cases where the benefit to the mother outweighs the potential risk to the fetus. Due to the low degree of absorption, if necessary, it can be used in lactating women.

Undesirable effects FORLAX, treatment for constipation in adults:
In the case of consumption of a higher dose than recommended could occur is reversible diarrhea within 24-48 hours after withdrawal of the preparation. Sometimes there are abdominal pain or stomach aches. Very rare hypersensitivity reactions (rash, hives, swelling, anaphylactic shock).

Interactions:
The preparation may interfere with the absorption of concomitant medications (to be administered at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after ingestion).

Dosage FORLAX, treatment for constipation in adults:
Oral, 1-2 sachets per day. The effect of action is 24-48 hours after administration. The contents of the sachet should be dissolved in a glass of water.

Notes:
The product contains no sugar, can be used in patients with diabetes or being on a diet bezgalaktozowej.