Chewable Laxative Description from Pedia-Lax
Poop Should Just Happen.
When it doesn't, you can count on Pedia-Lax. We have the only complete line of products for irregularity and constipation relief which are designed specifically for children.
Pedia-Lax Chewable Tablets are designed for quick, yet gentle relief in 30 minutes to 6 hours. These tasty watermelon-flavored chewable tablets are appropriately dosed for use in children. They provide relief without the painful cramping sometimes associated with stimulant laxatives.
Safe for Kids Ages 2-11 years.
Stimulant Free - Gluten Free - Sugar Free
Each tablet contains: 170 mg of magnesium
Active ingredient (in each tablet): Magnesium hydroxide 400 mg
Inactive ingredients: colloidal silicon dioxide, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, flavor, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, mannitol, sorbitol, stearic acid, sucralose
Use dosage chart for proper dosing. 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
Children 2 to under 6 years: Starting Dose - 1-3 tablets; Maximum Dose Per Day (24 Hours) - 3 tablets
Children under 2 years: Ask a doctor
Ask a doctor before using any laxative if you child has:
-a magnesium-restricted diet
-abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
-a sudden change in bowel habits lasting more than 2 weeks
-constipation that continues after 1 week of use, contact your child's doctor
-already used a laxative for more than 1 week
Stop using this product and consult a doctor if your child:
-has rectal bleeding
-does not have a bowel movement within 6 hours of taking this product
-these symptoms may be signs of a serious condition
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.
The top of the bottle sealed for safety. Do not use if foil imprinted "SEALED for YOUR PROTECTION" is broken or missing.
Keep carton for future reference.