Can you give a baby Pedia-LAX?
Are Pedia-Lax® Glycerin Suppositories available in “infant” size? No. Pedia-Lax® Glycerin Suppositories are designed for use in children ages 2-5 years. Talk to your pediatrician about use in children below age 2.
How fast does Pedia-lax work?
This medicine should produce a bowel movement within 15 to 60 minutes after using the suppository. Do not use Pedia-Lax Liquid more than once in a 24-hour period. Call your doctor if this medication does not cause you to have a bowel movement within 1 hour after use.
How do you take Pedia-LAX?
Use your finger or the applicator provided to insert the suppository. Lie on your left side with your lower leg straight and your upper leg bent. Gently insert the suppository pointed tip first into your rectum, about 1/2 inch for a child or 1 inch for an adult. For best results, stay lying down for a few minutes.
Is Pedia-lax FSA eligible?
Pedia-Lax products are FSA- and HSA-eligible in the U.S. Provides predictable, gentle relief from occasional constipation in 15-60 minutes.
What happens if Pedia-Lax doesn’t work?
If a constipation remedy did not work, the correct dose was probably not used. Although the doses are recommended by age, some children may need to use more or less according to their condition. Your child’s pediatrician can best advise what’s right for your child.
How long does Pedia-Lax chewables take to work?
When taken as a laxative, Pedia-Lax Chewable should produce a bowel movement within 30 minutes to 6 hours. Call your doctor if the condition you are treating with Pedia-Lax Chewable does not improve, or if it gets worse while using this medicine.
How do you get hard poop out of a toddler?
To soften the stools and make them easier to pass, increase the amount of non-dairy fluid and fiber your child gets each day. High-fiber foods include fruits and fruit juices that contain sorbitol (prune, mango, pear), vegetables (broccoli, peas), beans, and whole-grain breads and cereals.