Osmolax 17G 7 Sachets
Dosage And Directions
Please follow the directions for use and dosage instructions printed on your OsmoLax Relief pack. Your OsmoLax Relief pack contains pre-measured sachets.
For adults and children over the age of 12 years:
One sachet or one level 17g measuring scoop mixed with 1 cup (approx. 240mL) of liquid once daily. This can be increased to a maximum of 2 doses of 17g daily, dependent on the severity of your constipation and need.
Directions For Use
Add OsmoLax Relief to your favourite drink of choice, such as water, juice, soft drink, tea or coffee, according to the dosage instructions on your pack. Stir until dissolved then drink. OsmoLax Relief generally produces results in 1-3 days. Continue to take until your body’s natural rhythm is restored.
The dose of OsmoLax Relief can be adjusted up or down, as required to produce regular, comfortable stools. If symptoms persist, see your healthcare professional.
OsmoLax Relief can be mixed and stored in the fridge up to 6 hours before taking. Discard any solution that is not used within 6 hours. OsmoLax Relief should be taken 2 hours before or after other medication.
Before taking OsmoLax Relief
Do not take OsmoLax Relief if you are allergic to macrogol (polyethylene glycol).
If you are pregnant, likely to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, or taking other medications, check with your healthcare professional before taking OsmoLax Relief.
Do not take OsmoLax Relief if you have an intestinal obstruction, perforated gut wall, severe ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, toxic megacolon or kidney damage.
Whilst taking OsmoLax Relief
Drink plenty of water during the day. Increase the amount of fibre in the diet, except in cases of constipation induced by medication e.g. with codeine.
The use of laxatives may cause stomach ache, rumbling, bloating, loose stools or diarrhoea. Stop taking OsmoLax Relief if any of these symptoms occur, until they clear.
Stop using OsmoLax Relief and tell your healthcare professional if you feel weak, breathless, very thirsty with a headache, have rectal bleeding or get puffy ankles.
Prolonged use of laxatives of any kind is undesirable and may cause problems.
Incorrect use could be harmful. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your healthcare professional.