ispaghula husk

Last reviewed 01/2018

Dose: 1 sachet in water twice daily preferably after meals Child 6-12 years: 1 level 5-mL spoonful Children under 6 years: on doctor's advice only

Sachets: effervescent granules, sugar- and gluten-free 3.5 g/sachet (low Na+) x 60 sachets orange flavoured (plain and lemon also available) contains aspartame 50 mg/sachet

For uses, see link 'bulk forming agents'

Warn patients that preparations that swell in contact with liquid should always be carefully swallowed with water and should not be taken immediately before going to bed