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Drug information on Feridib (Sorbitol) from Davis Morgan Labs


Davis Morgan Labs
Generic : Sorbitol
160mg / 0.5mg / 7.5mcg / 10%w / v / 15mL
200 ml

Drug Name : Sorbitol

Sorbitol generic Feridib is a hyperosmotic laxative used to treat occasional constipation.
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Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Side effects of Feridib

Nausea, gas, diarrhea, stomach cramps or anal irritation, hives, difficult breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat, rectal bleeding, weakness, dizziness, persistent urge to empty the bowel, injury or disorder in digestive tract.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult Dose for Constipation: Oral: 30 to 150 mL (70% solution) once. Rectal: 120 mL (25% to 30% solution) as a rectal enema once.
Pediatric Dose for Constipation (2 to 11 years): Oral: 2 mL/kg (70% solution) once. Rectal: 30 to 60 mL (25% to 30% solution) as a rectal enema once. Greater than or equal to 12 years: Oral: 30 to 150 mL (70% solution) once. Rectal: 120 mL (25% to 30% solution) as a rectal enema once.

How to use Feridib?

It comes as a solution to take by mouth with or without food.

When is Feridib not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity, renal failure, hepatic failure, inborn errors of metabolism.

Warnings and Precautions for Feridib

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of hypersensitivity, diabetes, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, rectal bleeding, a sudden change in bowel habits lasting over 2 weeks, elderly, children, pregnant and breastfeeding women.

• Do not take additional laxatives or stool softeners while taking this medication unless directed by your doctor.

• Do not use this medication beyond the recommended dose.

• This medication should be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with others.

• Do not use this medication for longer than 1 week without consulting with your health care provider.

Other Precautions for Feridib

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Feridib

Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat, light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep away from children and pets.

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