Delax Tablets, Constipation. Bowel clearance before surgery, labour or radiological examination.
Constipation: Delax Tablet: Adults: 5-10 mg orally at night, if necessary increased to 20 mg orally at night. Children: 4-18 yr, 5-20 mg tab orally once daily, adjusted according to response. Suppositories:
Adults: 10 mg rectally in the morning. Children: 2-18 yr, 5-10 mg rectally once daily, adjusted according to response. Bowel cleansing before radiological procedures or surgery: Tablet: Adults: 10 mg in the morning and 10 mg in the evening the day before procedure. Suppositories: Adults: 10 mg rectally 1-2 hr before procedure. Children: 4-10 yr, 5 mg tab orally at bed time for 2 days before procedure and if necessary 5 mg suppository rectally one hr before surgery. 10-18 yr, 10 mg tab orally at bed time for 2 days before procedure and if necessary 10 mg suppository rectally one hr before procedure.
Advice to Patient Take without meals.
Do not chew or crush tablets, swallow whole.
Do not take within 1 hour of antacids, milk or other dairy products.