cautions and side-effects

Last reviewed 01/2018


  • adequate fluid intake to avoid intestinal obstruction
  • it may be necessary to supervise elderly or debilitated patients or those with intestinal narrowing or decreased motility

Contra-indications: difficulty in swallowing, intestinal obstruction, colonic atony, faecal impaction

Side-effects: flatulence, abdominal distension, gastro-intestinal obstruction or impaction hypersensitivity reported