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Oral Emulsion Megalax Oral Emulsion

(300 mg+1.25 ml)/5 ml
100 ml bottle: ৳ 95.29

Indications

This preparation is indicated in-
  • Constipation
  • Hyperacidity with constipation
  • Anorectal disorder
  • Post-operative constipation
  • Constipation associated with chronic cholecystitis
  • Hernia

Pharmacology

This preparation has a dual-relief formulation containing a gentle laxative ingredient and a lubricant which eases the discomfort associated with straining and bowel movement. It is recommended for the temporary relief of constipation

Dosage & Administration

The recommended oral dose are as follows-
Adults: 15-30ml before breakfast or at bedtime.

Children:
  • Over 7 years: 7.5 ml-15 ml at bedtime.
  • 3-7 years: 5-10 ml at bedtime.
The dose may be mixed with milk or half a glass of water if desired. Don't take for more than 1 week unless under doctor's supervision

Interaction

Cimetidine, Diuretics, Famotidine and Ranitidine may cause irritation of stomach or bowel.

Contraindications

Acute Gl conditions like abdominal pain.

Side Effects

Rectal irritation, potassium loss (thirst, weakness, nausea and diarrhea).

Pregnancy & Lactation

Can be given to pregnant and lactating mother.

Precautions & Warnings

Renal and hepatic impairment. Maintain adequate fluid intake.

Overdose Effects

There are no reported cases of overdosage.

Therapeutic Class

Antacid with laxative action

Storage Conditions

Keep below 30°C temperature, away from light & moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.