How long does Pedia-lax take?

This medicine should produce a bowel movement within 15 to 60 minutes after using the suppository. Do not use Pedia-Lax Liquid more than once in a 24-hour period. Call your doctor if this medication does not cause you to have a bowel movement within 1 hour after use.

How often can you give Pedia-lax chewable tablets?

Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses. Drink a full glass (8 ounces) of liquid with each dose. Children 6 to under 12 years, Starting Dose: 3-6 tablets; Maximum Dose Per Day (24 hours): 6 tablets.

How long do children’s suppositories take to work?

Glycerin suppositories usually work after about 15 minutes. If your child does not empty their bowels (do a poo), do not insert another suppository. Contact your doctor for advice, in case this is because of a problem other than constipation.

Can you take Pedia lax daily?

For example, if you are using Pedia-Lax® Chewable Tablets and your child is 6 years old, you may use a starting dose of three tablets. If there is no bowel movement after 1/2 to 6 hours, you can give more tablets, remembering not to exceed the maximum daily dose of six tablets for children 6 to 11 years.

What are the side effects of Pedia-Lax?

What are the side effects of Glycerin (Pedia-Lax Liquid)?

  • severe stomach pain or cramping;
  • rectal bleeding; or.
  • no bowel movement within 1 hour after use.

Can you take Pedia-Lax daily?

What is a good stool softener?

Stool softeners keep the stool soft by drawing water from the intestines. Doctors usually suggest stool softeners for people who shouldn’t strain while using the bathroom, especially if you’ve just had surgery or given birth. Examples include docusate calcium (Surfak) and docusate sodium (Colace).

How long does it take to have a bowel movement with Pedia lax chewable?

When taken as a laxative, Pedia-Lax Chewable should produce a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours. Call your doctor if the condition you are treating with Pedia-Lax Chewable does not improve, or if it gets worse while using this medicine.

When to take Pedia lax tablets for kids?

Pedia-Lax® Chewable Tablets Pedia-Lax® Chewable Tablets provide quick relief in 30 minutes to 6 hours in a tasty watermelon flavor that is easy for children to take. Formulated for kids ages 2-11 Quick, gentle relief in 30 minutes to 6 hours

What are the symptoms of an overdose of Pedia lax?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Overdose symptoms may include severe diarrhea, muscle weakness, shortness of breath, and little or no urination. What should I avoid while taking Pedia-Lax Chewable? Follow your doctor’s instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.