How Does Laxido Work?

How Does Laxido Work?

Published: 5th June, 2017 in: Conditions

Constipation is a common issue and Laxido can offer you quick relief. This product works like a laxative to release the build up of faeces in the bowel. While it is a treatment designed to relieve you of constipation, it can also be used to empty the bowel before a procedure such as a colonoscopy or an enema.

Laxido contains the active ingredient Macrogol 3350 as well as electrolytes and softens the stools by increasing the water content and thereby making them easier to pass. It can also be used as a treatment for faecal impaction. If you are considering whether Laxido is right for you, read on to find out more.

Does Laxido Work Straight Away?

Laxido provides quick relief from constipation and should not be used for more than fourteen days in a row. You should take one sachet up to three times per day and dissolve it in water for fast constipation relief.

Spread out over the course of the day, Laxido Orange sachets will produce regular soft stools. If you are suffering with faecal impaction, the dose you will need is significantly higher. All eight sachets should be taken within a six-hour timeframe. The usual course of treatment for faecal impaction usually lasts around three days in total.

Laxido Side Effects

This product comes with a number of possible side effects including vomiting, nausea, feeling bloated, abdominal pain, stomach rumbling and swelling of the abdomen. Everyone is different and as a result you may experience one of these symptoms, a variety of these symptoms or none at all.

If you experience any form of allergic reaction to this medication such as swelling of the lips and throat, stop taking it immediately. If you have any concerns about using this over the counter medication, discuss them with your GP.