1 tablet

11 cents

Coloxyl with Senna, Docusate sodium & Total Sennosides, Laxsol

  1. 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

  1. 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