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Laxido Orange Macrogol Laxative Sachets Sugar-Free - 30 Sachets

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Laxido Orange Macrogol Laxative Sachets Sugar-Free - 30 Sachets

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Laxido is a laxative that used to treat constipation that has been present for a long time as well as faecal impaction. The main ingredient macrogol 3350, works by absorbing water into the stool and increases the volume and water content of stools. This helps relieve constipation as the stools pass through the bowel more easily.

 
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Laxido Orange Macrogol Laxative Sachets Sugar-Free - 30 Sachets

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What are Laxido Orange Macrogol Laxative Sachets Sugar-Free?

Laxido Orange sachets are designed to treat constipation. They work by making your faeces softer and easier to pass, easing constipation. The active ingredient, macrogol 3350, also works to restore the body’s natural electrolytes using sodium, potassium and water while you are being treated for constipation.

 

What causes constipation?

Constipation is caused by several different conditions. Constipation itself is not a condition, but a symptom. It can be a symptom of some different conditions, which includes:

  • A lack of fibre in food and drink
  • A change in lifestyle, such as changing what you eat and drink
  • Ignoring the urge to go to the toilet (particularly common in children)
  • A lack of exercise
  • Being underweight or overweight
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression
Constipation can affect anyone, regardless of age or health. Normally, it only affects someone for a short time. However, it can also be a long-term problem that is difficult to treat. 
 

How does Laxido help to relieve the effects of constipation?

Laxido provides relief for constipation thanks to the active ingredient macrogol 3350. Also known as polyethene glycol, macrogol 3350 is a drug that is used in laxatives for both short-term use and well as long-term conditions, such as in multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease. Macrogol 3350 works with electrolytes to treat constipation. It works by causing water to be absorbed into stools in the bowel, instead of the body. This helps to make to stools easier to pass, as well as improving the movements of the digestive system. 

 

Who is Laxido Orange suitable for?

It is suitable for adults and children aged 12 and over. You should not use Laxido Orange if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the sachets. 

You should also not use this treatment if you:

  • Have a perforation in the wall of your intestine
  • Are suffering from a blocked intestine
  • Have ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, or toxic megacolon

 

Is Laxido Orange suitable to use if pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes, it is safe to use. Though it is recommended that you speak to a doctor or pharmacist before using if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. 

 

Can Laxido be used when using another type of medication?

If you are using any form of medication, then it is recommended that you speak to a doctor or pharmacist before using Laxido. This is because some types of medication become less effective as a result of using these laxatives. You should not use any medication for an hour before or after using these Laxido sachets/

 

How often should I use a sachet?

The usual dosage is one sachet up to three times a day for constipation. For the more severe faecal impaction, the dosage is eight sachets a day, taken within six hours.

 

Are there any side effects?

As with many medicines, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Feeling bloated
  • Suffering from wind
  • Indigestion
  • Soreness of the anus
  • Mild diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Swelling of your abdomen
  • Stomach rumbling

 If you notice any side effect, then speak to a doctor as soon as possible. You can also report any side effect that you discover using the Yellow Card Scheme from the MHRA. To do this go to the Yellow Card website

 

Why do I need to answer some medical questions before I buy?

You do not need a prescription for Laxido Orange, however, you will be asked to complete a short medical questionnaire by your Chemist-4-U pharmacist before we can take your order. This includes some simple questions that all pharmacies legally are required to ask before supplying this kind of product. This helps our pharmacy team to be sure that Laxido Orange is the best choice for you.

 

More Information 

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


  • Macrogol 3350

  • Sodium chloride

  • Sodium hydrogen carbonate

  • Potassium chloride

  • Acesulfame potassium (E950)

  • Orange flavour (containing maltodextrin and propylene glycol (E1520))


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Don’t you just hate blockages? Whether it is in the nose and you struggle to breathe through it and smell, or whether it is a traffic jam caused by an accident that leaves you stuck on the road, they are a pain.

 

The same can be said about constipation, a simple blockage in the digestive system that can cause a lot of problems. To find the solution to constipation, first, you need to know the cause.

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