Docusol Paediatric Solution 125ml

£5.68

  • Relieves Constipation
  • Active Ingredient: Docusate Sodium
  • Maintains Regularity Of Bowel Movements
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  • Includes Free Prescription

Docusol Paediatric Solution is one of a group of medicines called ‘laxatives’. They are usually used to prevent and treat constipation. Docusol Paediatric Solution may also be used before a stomach X ray.

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Docusol Paediatric Solution

What Docusol Paediatric Solution is

Docusol Paediatric Solution is one of a group of medicines called ‘laxatives’. They are usually used to prevent and treat constipation. Docusol Paediatric Solution may also be used before a stomach X ray.

See more information on Constipation in children here on the NHS website.

Before you use Docusol Paediatric Solution

Do not give Docusol Paediatric Solution:

  • If the patient is allergic to docusate sodium or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
  • If the patient is suffering from stomach pains or an obstruction in the gut
  • Ifthe patient is feeling sick or has been sick in the last 24 hours

How to use Docusol Paediatric Solution

Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as the patient’s doctor or pharmacist have told you. Check with the patient’s doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Constipation:

  • The recommended dose for infants aged over 6 months is one 5ml spoonful three times a day
  • The recommended dose for children aged 2-12 years is one to two 5ml spoonfuls three times a day
  • Dilute the medicine in a glass of flavoured drink such as fruit juice or milk and give to the patient to drink within 30 minutes of preparation
  • This medicine should not be given to infants under the age of 6 months
  • Reduce the dose as the condition improves

Use before stomach X-ray:

  • When taken before a stomach X-ray the dose is six 5ml spoonfuls, as a single dose
  • Docusate sodium may cause an unpleasant aftertaste or burning sensation
  • This may be minimised by drinking plenty after taking the solution.

Side Effects

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Laxatives can increase movement of the intestines and often cause abdominal cramps. If the patient needs to take a laxative every day, or if the patient has a persistent stomach ache, they must see their doctor. Docusate sodium may cause an unpleasant aftertaste or burning sensation. This may be minimised by drinking plenty of water after taking the solution. If any of the side effects gets serious, or if the patient notices any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell the patient’s doctor or pharmacist.

Ingredients

  • The active substance is docusate sodium (12.5mg/5ml)
  • The other ingredients are sorbitol (E420), glycerol (E422), povidone, monosodium phosphate dihydrate, disodium phosphate dodecahydrate, methyl p-hydroxybenzoate (E218), propyl p-hydroxybenzoate (E216), strawberry flavour, aspartame (E951) and purified water

 

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