«Mikrolaks" is sold in plastic bottles with a tip for single use, each vial contains 5 ml of the drug.The preparation includes sodium lauryl sulfoacetate, sodium citrate, sorbitol solution, as well as auxiliary substances (sorbic acid, glycerol, water).Sodium citrate displaces associated with feces water, sorbitol provides the flow of water into the colon, sodium lauryl contributes to thinning of the intestinal contents.
Under the influence of "Mikrolaks" soften stool, stimulates bowel movements.The tool has a local effect, without falling into the systemic circulation.After the introduction of microclysters effect occurs within five to fifteen minutes.Since the drug acts directly on the contents of the large intestine, the effect
is faster than that of laxative intake.
«Mikrolaks" is used for the treatment of constipation of different origin in adults and children, as well as for the preparation of the colon for diagnostic studies (sigmoidoscopy, barium enema).The drug is used for twenty to thirty minutes prior to the study of the intestine.Since the tool does not affect the upper gastrointestinal tract, it can be used in pregnant women, nursing mothers and infants.
For the treatment of constipation in newborn drug can be used from the first days of life.Infants tip administered only half the length, the contents of the tube is fully inserted.After microclysters recommended to make baby massage the abdomen in a circular motion clockwise.Adults and children under the age of 3 years need to enter a tip for all its length, and then enter the contents of the tube.In the event that use of the drug after a bowel movement has occurred, should consult a doctor.
question of how often you can use the "Mikrolaks" must decide physician.If necessary microclysters can do daily, but it is better to use the drug as infrequently as possible."Mikrolaks" helps bowel movement, but does not eliminate the causes of the violation of his work, his indiscriminate use can lead to chronic constipation.
«Mikrolaks" is contraindicated in case of hypersensitivity to the constituents.By the side effects of the drug is the possible appearance of a light burning in the rectal area, the development of allergic reactions.No cases of overdose "Mikrolaks" have been identified.Data on the interaction with other drugs available.