Micralax Micro Enema is an at-home enema which works as a laxative, clearing your lower bowel and making it easier to pass stools. It works quickly, offering quick and effective relief to uncomfortable constipation.
The active substances are 450 mg sodium citrate and 45 mg sodium alkylsulphoacetate.
The other ingredients are sorbitol solution, glycerol, sorbic acid and purified water.
Micralax Micro Enema will normally work within 5 – 15 minutes, so make sure that you are near a toilet before using this product. To begin, lie down on your side with your knees drawn up towards your stomach, or sit on the toilet if you prefer. Twist the cap off of the rube and squeeze a drop of medicine out onto the nozzle. Insert the full length of the nozzle into your back passage and then gently squeeze the tube until it is empty. Pull the nozzle out, continuing to squeeze the tube so medicine isn’t drawn back into it. Wait for the laxative to work. The usual dosage of this product is one tube at a time and you should never use more than this. If you accidentally use too much of this product, speak to your doctor or go to your nearest A&E department as soon as possible. If your constipation has not improved after a few days of treatment, you should speak to your doctor as soon as possible.
f you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.
Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.
Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.
Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.
Like all medicines, Micralax Micro Enemas can have side effects, although not everyone gets them. Most people find that Micralax Micro Enema does not cause any side effects, but if you use this product too much then it may cause diarrhoea or loss of fluid. If you experience any side effects while using this product, speak to your doctor or Chemist
When should the Micralax Micro Enema not be used?
Micralax Micro Enemas should not be used by children under the age of three. Do not use the Micralax Micro Enema if you are allergic to sodium citrate, sodium alkylsulphoacetate, or any of the other listed ingredients. Micralax Micro Enema is not suitable for those who have inflammatory bowel disease.