Floralax (90 caps)

45_Floralax
NPN: 80037885 Category:

Therapeutic indications

  • Constipation
  • Fecaloma
  • Enteritis
  • Colitis
  • Rectocolitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastritis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Intestinal parasites

Directions

  • Adults: 1 to 2 capsules daily in one serving at bedtime. Take 2-3 times a week, if desired effect is not obtained, you may take up to one serving each day. It is recommended to drink water throughout the day. Allow 6 – 12 hours for laxative effects to occur. Consult a healthcare practitioner if usage is prolonged over 7 days.

Caution

  • A laxative must be taken at least 2 hours after any other medication.
  • Consult a healthcare practitioner if you suffer from breast pain, vomiting or if you have trouble swallowing or breathing after taking this product, or if you are taking: thiazidic diuretics, corticosteroids, licorice root, medication inhibiting peristalsis, heart medication (cardiac glycosides or anti-arrhythmic) or any other medication of natural products that may aggravate electrolyte level imbalance, if you suffer from: nausea, vomiting, fever, kidney troubles, esophagus afflictions, intestine paralysis, fecal impaction, if symptoms worsen or if constipation persists after 7 days usage.
  • Reduce or cease usage if you feel: abdominal pain, cramps, spasms and/or diarrhea.

Contraindications

  • Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you suffer: abnormal constrictions of the gastro-intestinal tract, existing or potential intestinal obstruction, lazy bowel, appendicitis, large intestine inflammatory disease, abdominal pain of unknown origin, not diagnosed rectal bleedings, severe dehydration with the loss of water and electrolytes, hemorrhoids or diarrhea or if you suffer from sweet diabetes (type I) or of disorders of deglutition, if the taking of another laxative entailed no defecation. Hypersensitivity may appear further to the ingestion of psyllium, discontinue use.
  • May cause flatulences and/or distension.

 

Medicinal ingredients

Each capsule contains:

  • Psyllium (Plantago ovata) (seed husk) – 250 mg
  • Aloe (Aloe vera) (latex) – 150 mg
  • Prune (Prunus domestica) (fruit)   – 50 mg

Non-medicinal ingredients

Magnesium stearate, calcium stearate, gelatine (from bovine source).