Short term relief of constipation.
For the management of constipation of any aetiology.
For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments:
2.5 - 5 mg
From 2.5 To 5 mg once every day
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.
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: 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.
In the management of constipation, once regularity has restarted dosage should be reduced and can usually be stopped.
It should be taken at night.