Can Laxido cause electrolyte imbalance?

Can Laxido cause electrolyte imbalance?

Long-term use of Laxido can lead to prolonged diarrhoea. You may also be at an increased risk of electrolyte imbalance, where your sodium, potassium and magnesium levels can become too high or too low.

What is the side effects of Laxido?

Possible Laxido Side Effects

  • abdominal pain.
  • feeling bloated.
  • suffering from wind.
  • indigestion.
  • soreness of the anus (bottom)
  • mild diarrhoea.
  • nausea.
  • vomiting.

Can you take Laxido with other medications?

You should not take any other medicines by mouth for one hour before and for one hour after taking Laxido Orange. Food and drink have no influence on the effect of Laxido Orange.

Is it OK to take Laxido long term?

Laxido provides quick relief from constipation and should not be used for more than fourteen days in a row. You should take one sachet up to three times per day and dissolve it in water for fast constipation relief.

What time of day should I take Laxido?

The usual dose for constipation is one sachet taken one to three times daily. The usual dose for faecal impaction is eight sachets daily. All eight sachets must be taken within a six hour period. If you have a heart condition, do not take more than two sachets (in 250ml of water) in any one hour.

Should you take Laxido before or after food?

How do you know when Laxido has worked?

When is disimpaction achieved? Most children will have achieved disimpaction when their stools are loose and watery for at least 24 hours – type 7 on the ‘Bristol Stool Scale’ on the last page. It is normal for this to take 7 to 14 days .

What do you need to know about Laxido Orange?

LAXIDO® ORANGE (MACROGOL 3350, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE) WHAT IS LAXIDO ORANGE? Laxido Orange is a sugar-free laxative, provided as a powder for oral solution.1,2 WHAT IS LAXIDO ORANGE USED FOR? Laxido Orange is indicated for the treatment of chronic constipation.

How is Laxido Orange used to treat constipation?

Laxido Orange is also effective in resolving faecal impaction, defined as refractory constipation with faecal loading of the rectum and/or colon. Laxido Orange is indicated in adults, adolescents and the elderly. 4.2 Posology and method of administration Laxido Orange is for oral use.

Are there any side effects to taking Laxido over the counter?

If you have any concerns about using this over the counter medication, discuss them with your GP. Mild diarrhoea is a known side effect of taking Laxido. If you experience this side effect, speak to your doctor. Feeling bloated is a known side effect from taking Laxido, along with swelling of the abdomen and abdominal pain.

How does macrogol 3350 affect the absorption of Laxido Orange?

Macrogol 3350 raises the solubility of medicinal products that are soluble in alcohol and mainly insoluble in water. It is a theoretical possibility that absorption of other medicinal products could be reduced transiently during use with Laxido Orange (see section 4.4).

LAXIDO® ORANGE (MACROGOL 3350, SODIUM CHLORIDE, SODIUM HYDROGEN CARBONATE, POTASSIUM CHLORIDE) WHAT IS LAXIDO ORANGE? Laxido Orange is a sugar-free laxative, provided as a powder for oral solution.1,2 WHAT IS LAXIDO ORANGE USED FOR? Laxido Orange is indicated for the treatment of chronic constipation.

How long can you take Laxido orange for constipation?

Chronic Constipation: A course of treatment for chronic constipation with Laxido Orange does not normally exceed 2 weeks, although this can be repeated if required. As for all laxatives, prolonged use is not usually recommended.

Macrogol 3350 raises the solubility of medicinal products that are soluble in alcohol and mainly insoluble in water. It is a theoretical possibility that absorption of other medicinal products could be reduced transiently during use with Laxido Orange (see section 4.4).

What is the active ingredient in Laxido used for?

What is Laxido Used For? Laxido contains the active ingredient Macrogol 3350 as well as electrolytes. It softens the stools by increasing the water content and thereby making them easier to pass. It can also be used as a treatment for faecal impaction.