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Macrogol 3350, sodium chloride, sodium hydrogen carbonate, potassium chloride

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Laxido Orange

Available in an easy-to-use powder solution, Laxido Orange provides relief from chronic constipation and faecal impaction in adults, adolescents (aged 12 years and above) and the elderly.2

Laxido® Orange softens the stools by increasing the water content and thereby making them easier to pass.2

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  • Makes stools easier to pass
  • Orange Flavoured
  • Treats build-up in the bowel
  • Formulated with electrolytes
  • Easy to mix powder sachet
  • Helps to maintain normal levels of sodium and potassium

How does it work?2

Providing patients with reassuring relief from chronic constipation.


Laxido® Orange contains the active ingredient macrogol 3350, which helps to soften stools making them easier to pass, giving you relief from chronic constipation.


Macrogol 3350 is a laxative used for the treatment of constipation, especially if you have been constipated for a long time. It is also used to treat a build-up of hard faeces in your bowel, which may be a result of long-term constipation (this is known as faecal impaction).


Laxido Orange contains electrolytes, which help to maintain your body’s normal levels of sodium, potassium, and water while you are being treated for constipation.

How to take

  1. Pour the contents of one sachet of Laxido® Orange into a glass
  2. Add 125 ml of water
  3. Stir the mixture until the powder has dissolved
  4. Drink the solution

If you are being treated for faecal impaction, you can dissolve the contents of all eight sachets together in a large container (in one litre of water).


Dosage & Treatment Duration

Laxido® Orange dosage and treatment duration for adults, adolescents (aged 12 and over) and the elderly,2.

Chronic constipationThe usual dose for constipation is one sachet taken one to three times daily.Does not normally last longer than 2 weeks, but treatment can be repeated if needed
Faecal impactionThe usual dose for faecal impaction is eight sachets daily. All eight sachets must be taken within a six hour period. If you have a heart condition, do not take more than two sachets (in 250 ml of water) in any one hour.Does not normally last longer than 3 days

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Reporting of side effects: If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the package leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the Yellow Card Scheme at By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

The information provided on this site is for the use of Laxido Orange in those aged 12 years and above. Please speak to your doctor, nurse or pharmacist about the treatment of constipation in children under 12 years of age.

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