Microlax Enema


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Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Microlax Enema before taking it.

Microlax Enema consists of Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Sorbitol, Sodium Citrate.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) is a hyperosmotic laxative used to treat occasional constipation.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) indications

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) is a hyperosmotic laxative used to treat occasional constipation. 

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) contraindication

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity, renal failure, hepatic failure, inborn errors of metabolism.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) dosage

Adult Dose for Constipation: Oral: 30 to 150 mL (70% solution) once. Rectal: 120 mL (25% to 30% solution) as a rectal enema once.
Pediatric Dose for Constipation (2 to 11 years): Oral: 2 mL/kg (70% solution) once. Rectal: 30 to 60 mL (25% to 30% solution) as a rectal enema once. Greater than or equal to 12 years: Oral: 30 to 150 mL (70% solution) once. Rectal: 120 mL (25% to 30% solution) as a rectal enema once.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) usage

It comes as a solution to take by mouth with or without food.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) precautions

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of hypersensitivity, diabetes, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, rectal bleeding, a sudden change in bowel habits lasting over 2 weeks, elderly, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Do not take additional laxatives or stool softeners while taking Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) unless directed by your doctor.
Do not use Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) beyond the recommended dose.
Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with others.
Do not use Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) for longer than 1 week without consulting with your health care provider.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) side effects

Nausea, gas, diarrhea, stomach cramps or anal irritation, hives, difficult breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat, rectal bleeding, weakness, dizziness, persistent urge to empty the bowel, injury or disorder in digestive tract.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) warning

Avoid excess dosage.

Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) storage conditions

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat, light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep away from children and pets.

Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema)

What is Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema)

Citric acid and Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) are both alkalinizing agents that make the urine less acidic.
The combination of citric acid and Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) is used to prevent gout or kidney stones, or metabolic acidosis in people with kidney problems.
Citric acid and Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) may also be used for other purposes not listed in Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) guide.

Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
  • swelling, tingling, or numbness in your hands or feet;
  • muscle twitching or pain, leg pain or cramps;
  • unusual weakness, rapid and shallow breathing, fast or slow heart rate, dizziness, confusion, or mood changes;
  • feeling restless, nervous, or irritable;
  • black, bloody, or tarry stools;
  • severe or ongoing diarrhea; or
  • seizure (convulsions).

Less serious side effects may include:
  • nausea, or vomiting, stomach pain;
  • mild or occasional diarrhea; or
  • mild stomach pain.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)

Compare prices at online shops

infoPrices of the drug can vary in different shops. There will be a variation in price from pharmacy to an online shop. Most online shops will have a little lower price when compared to pharmacy stores, so you need to cross check before buying. Just go to a nearest pharmacy store and check for prices before you decide on buying. You should also be checking and comparing prices among various online stores and should be choosing the affordable and best store. The prices also vary based on brands, and you should note few stores sell specific brands, and you should learn to compare prices of same brand in different stores. Below are the prices of Microlax Enema medicine in some well-known online stores.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
nodose60 ml$39.11Australia, Canada, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
nodose60 ml$39.90Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, UK, USA
nodose60 ml$34.60Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Turkey, Singapore, UK, USA
nodose60 ml$39.50Australia, Canada, India, Mauritius, NZ, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA

There does not exist generic for this medicine.


Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Microlax Enema, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Microlax Enema. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

Two patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Microlax Enema May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of wDrugs.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology