Treatment of occasional constipation.

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Lansoyl sugar-free oral gel is indicated for the treatment of occasional constipation.


Reserved for adults and children over 15 years of age: one tablespoon to be repeated if necessary 1 to 3 times per 24 hours, without exceeding the maximum dosage of 3 tablespoons per 24 hours.

In case of failure of the treatment, do not increase the doses, but take the advice of your doctor.
  • Mode and route of administration

Oral administration.

  • Frequency of administration

The dose should be taken between meals:

- Either preferably in the morning on an empty stomach;

- Either 2 hours before or after meals;

If taken in the evening, you must avoid going to bed in the two hours that follow and take into account the risk of the laxative effect occurring during the night.

  • Duration of treatment

The duration of use is limited to 10 days.

Precautions for use

  • Special warnings

Do not use this medicine for a long time; prolonged use of liquid paraffin may reduce the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K).

The medicinal treatment of constipation is only an adjuvant to the hygienic and dietetic treatment which consists of: an enrichment of the food in vegetable fibres and drinks, the practice of physical activity, the re-education of the exoneration.

In case of chronic constipation, which may be linked to an intestinal disease or to an imbalance in intestinal function due to eating habits and lifestyle, consult your doctor.

  • Precautions for use

The administration of liquid paraffin in bedridden patients or those who have difficulty swallowing must be cautious, as it may cause passage into the bronchial tubes and respiratory problems.
Lansoyl sugar-free oral gel contains an azoic colouring agent (E 124) and may cause allergic reactions.
This medicine contains sorbitol. Its use is not recommended in patients with fructose intolerance (a rare hereditary disease).

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

It is preferable not to use Lansoyl Sugar Free Oral Gel during pregnancy as it may cause a lack of absorption of certain essential vitamins for your child.

If you discover that you are pregnant during treatment, consult your doctor, as only he or she can decide whether you should continue the treatment.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medication.


Never take Lansoyl sugar-free oral gel :

  • If you are allergic to the active substance or any of the other components contained in Lansoyl sugar-free 78.23 g per cent, pot oral gel sweetened with sodium saccharin.
  • If you have abdominal pain for which you do not know the cause.
  • If you have difficulty swallowing (swallowing properly) because of the risk of bronchial inhalation and lipoid pneumonitis.

Undesirable effects

Like all medicines, Lansoyl Sugar Free Oral Gel may have side effects, although not everyone is susceptible.

At high doses, possibilities:
  • Oily discharge (red colored) from the anus.
  • And sometimes irritation of the anus.
In exceptional circumstances or due to incorrect use, breathing problems may occur.
If you notice any side effects not mentioned in this leaflet, or if any side effects become serious, please inform your doctor or pharmacist.


  • Active ingredients

Liquid paraffin: 78.230g
  • Excipients

Lactulose syrup, sorbitol, citric acid monohydrate, gelatine, cochineal red A (E 124), flavouring composition, sodium saccharin, drinking water.


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