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1.6.4 Osmotic laxatives

Recommended drugs

Macrogol 3350 (Cosmocol or Laxido) 1st line. (Cosmocol is the preferred formulary choice).

Sodium Citrate (Rectal) (Microenema)

Lactulose

 

Drug Traffic Light Key:

Green – On Formulary

Amber – Restricted use, see local guidelines

Purple – Specialist use/initiation

Red – Non Formulary

 

Relative Costs Key (where indicated):

£££££ - high

£££ - moderate

£ - low

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