Normacol Enema for Children 60 ml
  • Normacol Enema for Children 60 ml

Normacol Enema for Children 60 ml



Normacol enema child is a laxative administered for the preparation of radiological and endoscopic examinations of the rectosigmoid and in the symptomatic treatment of lower constipation. It is a treatment for occasional use

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The active ingredients are sodium dihydrogen phosphate dihydrate (10.92 g) and sodium hydrogen phosphate dodecahydrate (4.80 g) in a 60 ml bottle

The excipients of Normacol Enema are sodium methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E219) and sorbic acid.

Other components are: hydrolyzed sterculia gum, sorbic acid, sodium methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E219), purified water.


The dosage in case of constipation, will be to make an enema five to twenty minutes before the time chosen for exoneration.

And in preparation of endoscopic or radiological examinations you should do an enema the night before and one the day of the examination.

It is a flexible plastic container of 60 ml used as a bulb and equipped with a lubricated rectal cannula. The product is to be administered rectally

In order to administer the product, you need to remove the coloured protective cap covering the lubricated cannula by simply pressing it. Then gently insert the cannula into the anal orifice and inject the liquid into the rectal ampoule by gradually compressing the body of the container. When administering the enema, the subject may lie on his or her back or side and should remain in the same position until the need to evacuate arises, i.e., for 2 to 5 minutes later.


For any use of enema in a child you must ask for medical advice. Indeed, the regular use of laxatives in the young age can hinder the normal functioning of the defecation reflex.

Normacol enema is contraindicated in case of known hypersensitivity to this medicine or to one of its components, for children under 3 years of age, in case of hydroelectrolytic disorders with sodium retention, in patients who have an intestinal obstruction or severe renal insufficiency, or in case of megacolon (congenital or acquired)

Normacol Child is not recommended in case of haemorrhoidal attacks, anal fissures or ulcerative colitis

If you are taking or have recently taken any other medication, even if obtained without a prescription, you should inform your doctor or pharmacist.

Normacol Children's Enema should be used with caution in patients on hypokalemia, digitalis, or drugs that may cause torsades de pointes, or other drugs that may affect electrolyte levels, as hyperphosphatemia, hypocalcemia, hypernatremic dehydration, and acidosis may occur.

Prolonged or repeated use is not recommended. This medicine also contains sorbic acid or one of its salts and may cause local skin reactions such as eczema. It contains sodium methyl parahydroxybenzoate (E219) and may cause allergic reactions

It is given for occasional constipation. The drug may be helpful in short treatment. Any recent constipation unexplained by a change in lifestyle, any constipation accompanied by pain, fever, swelling of the abdomen should be the subject of a consultation with the doctor.

Hygienic and dietary advice is important, such as favouring a diet rich in vegetable products (green vegetables, raw vegetables, wholemeal bread, fruit, etc.), and increasing the consumption of water and fruit juice

Chronic constipation is linked either to an intestinal disease that needs to be treated by a doctor, or to an imbalance in intestinal function due to eating habits and lifestyle. In this case, you should consult your doctor.

Consult the package insert on our PharmaGDD website, or ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before administration.


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