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Sodium Picosulphate (Dulcolax Pico)

Sanofi

Description

Stimulant laxative. Dulcolax® Pico Liquid, 5 mg / 5 ml, oral solution. Dosage: For oral administration. The following dosages are recommended to be taken at night to produce evacuation the following morning. It is recommended to start with the lowest dose. The dose may be adjusted up to the maximum recommended dose to produce regular stools. The maximum recommended daily dose should not be exceeded. Adults and children over 10 years of age: One to two 5 ml spoonfuls (5 - 10 mg) per day. Children under 10 years of age: Not to be taken by children under 10 years of age without medical advice. Children aged 4 - 10 years: Half to one 5 ml spoonful (2.5 - 5 mg) per day. Children under 4 years of age: The recommended dosage is 0.25 mg per kilogram body weight per day (1 ml of Dulcolax Pico Liquid contains 1 mg sodium picosulfate).

Quantity

1

Sizes Available

Amber glass bottles with aluminium ROPP caps. Pack sizes of 90 and 500ml. Amber glass bottles with polypropylene tamper-evident closure with expanded polyethylene (coated with LDPE) liner. Pack sizes of 100, 250 and 300ml.

Price

£6.59

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