Laksigal - a drug with a laxative effect.

Pharmacological action

Laksigal entering the body, under the effect of microorganisms living in the intestine begins to excite the nerve fibers of the intestinal wall and thereby accelerates its advancement content reduces the degree of absorption of water, electrolytes.

The active substance Laksigala - picosulphate sodium, the effect of which develops through 12 hours after administration.

Product form

Drops for internal use.


Laksigal prescribed for constipation associated with low activity of the intestine.

Effective drug for proctitis, hemorrhoids, anal fissures and other diseases in which it is necessary to provide a painless passage of stool.

Good reviews of Laksigale, which is used in preparation for bowel surgery, radiology, and his instrumental studies - for exemption from the bowel of stool.

Instructions Laksigala: how to use

Laxatives drop Laksigal advised to take before bedtime.

Children 4-10 liters. You can give 6-12 drops, and children and adults after 10l - 12-24 drops.

Repeated use of funds may, with the dosage can be increased or decreased, despite what the effect was achieved after the first dose Laksigala.

The instructions Laksigala indicated that more than 10 days in an uncontrolled and self-medication should not be taken.

side effects

 Dosage form Laksigala - drops for internal use
 There are reviews of Laksigale, reception which led to dehydration, low blood pressure, abdominal pain, diarrhea, electrolyte imbalance, water, weakness, caused convulsions.

Possible drug overdose, while experiencing the side effects.

At constant application Laksigala at doses exceeding therapeutic, there is ischemia of the mucosa of the colon, kidney stones and develop hyperaldosteronism (enhanced production of the hormone aldosterone by the adrenal cortex, is accompanied by weakness in muscles, high blood pressure), affects the renal tubules,

For treatment of overdose washed stomach, medications administered, correcting fluid and electrolyte balance, prescribe antispasmodics.

Contraindications Laksigala

Laksigal contraindicated in strangulated hernia, acute peritonitis, intestinal obstruction, peritonitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, the presence of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, metrorrhagia, spastic constipation, severe dehydration, cystitis, in case of hypersensitivity.

Do not give Laksigal children up to 4 years, pregnant women in the period of three months of pregnancy.

Nursing women Laksigal prescribed with caution, for serious health reasons.

At the time of treatment can be observed increased susceptibility of cardiac glycosides, in combination with diuretics drops and corticosteroids may start electrolyte disturbances.

The laxative effect of the drug reduces antibiotics.