Forlaks - laxative.

Pharmacological properties

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 It refers to a group of osmotic laxatives. It contains the active substance - macrogol. Long linear molecule of this polymer contains in its composition a lot of hydrogen bonds that can well retain water molecules. This interaction increases the amount of intestinal contents. Forlaks enhances decreased bowel - peristalsis reflex irritating the intestinal wall increased volume. It stimulates the intestinal contents moving faster while out of it is not lost beneficial vitamins and minerals, is not suffering water and electrolyte balance in the body.

Application Forlaks soften stool in the case of constipation, a laxative effect comes after 24-48 hours. Due to the large molecular size of the drug is not absorbed into the blood and is not converted in the body, it is effective only in the intestinal lumen.

Analogues Forlaks from the group of osmotic laxatives are Osmogol, Fortrans, Rompharm, Lavacolla.

Product form

Forlaks produced in the form of powder for solution inside in two dosages: Children form - bags of 4 g, adult form - 10 g

Indications Forlaks

The drug is used to treat constipation systematically, to prepare patients for diagnostic tests intestine (endoscopic or radiological) or surgery on the colon and abdominal organs.


According to the instructions Forlaks not recommended if you are sensitive to it, congestive heart failure, erosion and ulcers in the large intestine, intestinal obstruction, vague abdominal pain, with dehydration.

No reviews on Forlaks in children younger than 6 months. Precautions let reception during pregnancy and lactation.

Instructions for use Forlaks

Powder pre-diluted in cool boiled water. For children the dose of 4 g of sufficiently 50ml adult dose of 10 g diluted in 250 ml of water.

Take Forlaks during meals or before, adults 1-2 sachets for 1 reception 1 per day (in the morning). The maximum daily dose - 4 bags. Duration of treatment the doctor sets.

In the temporary change in the character of the chair (due to stress, and other operations.), As well as in preparation for diagnostic and therapeutic measures in the colon possible intermittent course.

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   (Bags 4 g) designate depending on age: 6 to 12 months 1 sachet per day, from 1 to 4 years, 1-2 sachets per day, between 4 to 8 years of 2-4 sachet per day. If the daily intake for children over one sachet should be divided into 2 doses. The course of treatment is not longer than 3 months.

Keep in mind that reviews Forlaks takes effect within 1-2 days after ingestion. The therapeutic effect is enhanced if, during the course of therapy sufficient to comply with physical activity, drink plenty of fluids and eat foods rich in plant fiber.

Forlaks does not contain sugar, so it can be used in patients with diabetes and galactose intolerance.

Side effects Forlaks

The drug is rarely causes side effects. As analogs Forlaks from the group of osmotic laxatives the tool in large doses cause diarrhea, intestinal bloating, rumbling stomach, nausea. Irritable bowel syndrome can be a pain in the abdomen.

Very rarely occur while taking the drug allergic reactions - rash, angioedema, urticaria. In all these cases, the drug should be discontinued and seek medical advice.