Drug Index


Mechanism :

Osmotic dehydrating agent which increases osmotic pressure; draws fluid into colon and thus stimulates evacuation.

Indication :

  • Constipation
  • Mouth/throat irritation

Contraindications :

No contraindications.

Dosing :

Constipation: Rectal:
2 to <6 years:
One pediatric suppository once daily as needed.
≥6 years:
One adult suppository once daily as needed.
Mouth/throat irritation: Oral:
Children ≥2 years and Adolescents:
Apply a one-inch strip directly to tongue and oral cavity as needed.

Adverse Effect :

Abdominal cramps, rectal irritation, tenesmus.

Interaction :

No known significant interactions.

Hepatic Dose :

No dosage adjustments are recommended.
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