What is Docusol?
Docusol Paediatric Solution is formulated to provide effective and gentle relief from your child’s constipation. Plus, it’s available direct from your pharmacist, without a prescription.
WHAT IS IT?
Docusol Paediatric Solution is a laxative treatment specifically formulated to provide gentle and effective constipation relief for children as young as 6 months.
WHO'S IT FOR?
Docusol Paediatric Solution is an over the counter constipation relief that’s specifically formulated for babies as young as 6 months, but can be used for children up to 12 years old.
HOW IT WORKS
Because Docusol Paediatric Solution is a laxative treatment specifically for child constipation, it works gently and effectively with their natural system.
The active ingredient docusate sodium acts on the hard, outer layer of the stool and allows water and fat to be absorbed, making it softer and easier to pass.
HOW TO USE IT
For treatment and prevention of constipation
Infants (over 6 months)
One 5ml spoonful three times a day
Children (2-12 years)
One to two 5ml spoonfuls three times a day
Dilute the medicine in a glass of flavoured drink such as fruit juice or milk. Give to your child/infant to drink within 30 minutes of preparation.
Please read the label and patient leaflet found in the pack for full information on how to use this medicine.
- Not suitable for use in infants under 6 months.
- Not suitable for use in adults or elderly.
- Warning: If laxatives are needed every day, or if there is persistent abdominal pain, consult your doctor.
- Keep out of the sight and reach of children.