Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Microlax Enema purchase.
Read drug prescription
It 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) indicationsSorbitol (Microlax Enema) is a hyperosmotic laxative used to treat occasional constipation.
Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) contraindicationContraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity, renal failure, hepatic failure, inborn errors of metabolism.
Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) dosageAdult 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) usageIt comes as a solution to take by mouth with or without food.
Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) precautionsCaution 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 effectsNausea, 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) warningAvoid excess dosage.
Sorbitol (Microlax Enema) storage conditionsStore 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.
What is Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema)
Citric acid and Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) are both alkalinizing agents that make the urine less acidic.
Sodium Citrate (Microlax Enema) side effectsGet 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:
Less serious side effects may include:
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
Prices 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.
There does not exist generic for this medicine.
ReviewsFollowing 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.
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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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Information checked by Dr. Shikha Narang, MD Pharmacology