Normacol plus, natural fibre plus gentle laxative 500g.1x500g Normacol plus. granules-
Helps keep you regular.
Constipation.The treatment of constipation, particularly hypertonic or slow transit constipation, resistant to bulk alone.
The initiation and maintenance of bowel action after rectal surgery and after haemorrhoidectomy.
Adults (including the elderly): 1 or 2 sachets or 1-2 heaped 5ml spoonfuls, once or twice daily after meals.
Children (6 – 12 years): A reduced amount may be given at the discretion of the physician.
The granules should be placed on the tongue and, without chewing or crushing, swallowed immediately with plenty of water or a cool drink. Prior to drinking they may also be sprinkled on and taken with soft food such as yoghurt.
Intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction and total atony of the colon.
Pregnancy and lactation (see section 4.6)
Known hypersensitivity to the ingredients
White granules containing sterculia 62% and frangula 8%
Caution should be exercised in the use of NORMACOL Plus in cases of ulcerative colitis.
Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption or sucrose-isomaltase insufficiency should not take this medicine.
Patients should be advised to maintain an adequate fluid intake, to avoid NORMACOL Plus immediately before going to bed or in a recumbent position (especially if they are elderly) and to suspend treatment if bowel movements do not occur within four days.
Prolonged and excessive use of stimulant laxatives can cause dependence and loss of normal bowel function. Possible fluid and electrolyte depletion in association with diarrhoea.