Osmolax Relief Child 298G 35 Childrens Doses
Dosage And Directions
Please follow the directions for use and dosage instructions printed on your OsmoLax Relief pack. Your OsmoLax Relief pack contains a measuring scoop.
For children aged 4 to 5 years:
The usual starting dose is one level 8.5g measuring scoop, mixed with ½ cup (approx. 120mL) of liquid once daily. This can be increased to a maximum of two 8.5g scoops (or one 17g scoop) mixed with 1 cup (approx. 240mL) of liquid daily, if required to produce regular, soft, comfortable stools.
For children aged 6 to 12 years:
The usual starting dose is two level 8.5g measuring scoops (or one 17g scoop), mixed with 1 cup (approx. 240mL) of liquid once daily. The dose should be adjusted up or down as required to produce regular, soft, comfortable stools. The maximum dose should not exceed three 8.5g scoops daily.
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.
Do not take OsmoLax Relief if you are allergic to macrogol (polyethylene glycol).
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.
When using OsmoLax Relief to help treat children
- Most children will occasionally experience constipation. Many will have a tendency for recurring mild constipation.
- This can usually be managed with healthy eating, regular exercise and toilet use, and occasional use of a laxative if required.
- If your child is experiencing excessive straining and discomfort or pain, see your healthcare professional.
Always read the label. Incorrect use could be harmful. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your healthcare professional.