1 tablet

11 cents

Coloxyl with Senna, Docusate sodium & Total Sennosides, Laxsol

  • Constipation

PO:
Coloyxl with Senna tablets (brown) -each contains 50mg of Docusate sodium and 8mg of sennoside


ADULT DOSE
PO:
Usual ICU dosage two tablets twice a day

PAEDIATRIC DOSE
Not recommended in children, consider other agents

DOSAGE IN RENAL FAILURE AND RENAL REPLACEMENT THERAPY
Dose as in normal renal function

Faecal softener with peristaltic stimulant

CONTRAINDICATIONS

  • Mechanical intestinal obstruction


WARNINGS
See CONTRAINDICATIONS

PRECAUTIONS
General:
Maintain adequate fluid intake

Laboratory Tests:
No tests in addition to standard ICU tests are required

Drug/Laboratory Test Interactions:
None known

Gastrointestinal System:
Cramps, diarrhoea, atonic colon (with chronic use)
Electrolytes:
Hypokalaemia

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