Compound Macrogol Oral Powder is a laxative used to treat chronic constipation and the build-up of hard faeces in your bowel. It works by softening your faeces, making it easier to pass.
Compound Macrogol Oral Powder has electrolytes that help to maintain your body’s normal levels of sodium, potassium and water while you are being treated for constipation and it works by softening your faeces, making it easier to pass. In general this drug is used for the treatment of constipation, especially if you have been constipated for a long time. It is also used to treat the build-up of hard faeces in your bowel, which can occur if you have been constipated for a long time.
- Benefits of being on this drug can include relief from constipation
- Listed below are the typical uses of macrogol
- Chronic constipation
- Build-up of hard faeces in the bowel (faecal impaction)
How to take Compond Macrogol:
- Please take Compond Macrogol as prescribed by your doctor or medical professional.
- Direction details will be available on your medication container
Caution before taking Compound Macrogol Oral Powder:
The faecal impaction diagnosis should be confirmed by appropriate physical or radiological examination of the rectum and abdomen.
Mild adverse drug reactions are possible such as allergic reactions, including anaphylaxis, angioedema, dyspnoea, rash, erythema, urticaria, and pruritus; metabolism and nutrition disorders; electrolyte disturbances, particularly hyperkalaemia and hypokalaemia; nervous system disorders; headache; gastrointestinal disorders; abdominal pain, diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, dyspepsia, abdominal distension, borborygmi, flatulence, anal discomfort; general disorders and administration site conditions & peripheral oedema.
If patients develop any symptoms indicating shifts of fluids/electrolytes (e.g. oedema, shortness of breath, increasing fatigue, dehydration, cardiac failure) Compound Macrogol Oral Powder Sugar Free should be stopped immediately and electrolytes measured and any abnormality should be treated appropriately.
The absorption of other medicinal products could transiently be reduced due to an increase in gastro-intestinal transit rate induced by Compound Macrogol Oral Powder Sugar Free.
You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use
When you order this item it is subject to review and approval by one of our pharmacists. Our pharmacists may remove an item from your order if they feel it isn't suitable for you, or in order to comply with UK legislation.
Each Compond Macrogol sachet contains the following quantitative composition of active ingredients:
Macrogol 335013.125g, Sodium Chloride 350.7mg, Sodium Hydrogen Carbonate178.5mg, Potassium Chloride 46.6mg.