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Agiolax Herbal Laxative 4 x 10g Sachets
Scheduling status: So. Proprietary name and dosage form: Agiolax® granules. Composition: 5 g granules contains: Seeds of plantago ovata - 2.60 g. Ispaghula husk - 0.11 g. Tinnevelly senna pods - 0.34 g - 0.66 g (corresponds to 15 mg sennoside B). Contains sugar. 5 g granules = 7 ml = approximately 1 heaped medicine measure. Pharmacological classification: A.11.5 (laxatives). Pharmacological action: A characteristic of Agiolax® is that its mode of action includes both bulk-forming properties and a stimulant effect. The bulk forming properties of Plantago ovata and ispaghula husk increase the mass in the water content of the stool, thereby accelerating colonic transit. The stimulant effect of senna acts on the intestinal wall to increase the peristaltic movements of the colon. Indications: For relief of constipation. Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to the ingredients. Intestinal obstruction, or conditions likely to lead to intestinal obstruction. Undiagnosed abdominal symptoms. Each 5g contains: seeds of plantago ovata 2 60g; ispaghula husk 0.11 g; tinnevelly senna pods 0.34-0.66g (15mg sennoside B). Contains sucrose 1.05g. Known symptoms of overdosage and particulars of its treatment: Treatment is symptomatic and supportive. Identification: Fine grained, medium brown polished sugar-coated granules. Presentation: Containers of 100 g, 250 g and 1000 g, and packs of 4x10 g sachets. Holder of the registration certificate: Nycomed (Pty) Ltd. 1 Libertas Road Cnr. Main Road & Sloane Street Bryanston, 2191.
4 x 10g Sachets
Quantity in pack:
Agiolax®. For relief of constipation. 4 x 10g sachets. Herbal laxative.
Dosage: 5-10g (1/2 to one sachet) after supper. Repeat if necessary before breakfast. The granules should be swallowed whole with plenty of liquid. Dosage and directions for use: The granules should be swallowed with a full glass of liquid (preferably water). The granules should not be chewed or dissolved but swallowed whole. Adults and children 12 years and older: (5 g granules = 7 ml = approximately 1 heaped medicine measure.). 5 g to 10 g (half to one sachet) after the evening meal. If necessary the same dose should be taken before breakfast. Note for diabetics: 5 g of Agiolax® contains approximately 1.05 g sucrose.