1.6.4 Osmotic laxatives

Macrogol oral powder, compound
  • CosmoCol® oral powder, sachets (un-flavoured, orange, orange lemon & lime) (£7.37 = one twice a day)
  • Laxido® oral powder, sachets (£7.98 = one twice daily)

Indications

Dose

  • Usually 1 sachet once or twice daily in 125ml water
Lactulose
  • Solution (£3.16 = 500ml)

Indications

Phosphate (rectal)
  • Enema 128ml (£3.98 = per enema)
Sodium citrate
  • Micro-enema 450mg/5ml (£0.43 = 5ml enema)

Indication

 

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