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SaniPeg® 4 g is a medical device for the symptomatic treatment of constipation in children between 6 months and 12 years. It promotes peristalsis and helps adequate intestinal evacuation, counteracting constipation and the formation of faecalomas.
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SaniPeg®4 g is indicated to treat the typical symptoms of constipation (reduced frequency and difficulty evacuating, hard stools, abdominal heaviness and bloating, flatulence, meteorism, etc.) and to prevent the formation of faecalomas that are difficult to expel.
Macrogol is a water-soluble inert polymer with a high molecular weight that has the ability to bind to the water used for intake by retaining it in the feces.
It causes rehydration and softening of the fecal mass and facilitates evacuation. It accelerates intestinal transit by aiding peristalsis. It is not absorbed or metabolized in the gastrointestinal tract and does not lead to hydroelectrolyte imbalances when taken with the indicated dose of liquid.
SaniPeg® 4 g is indicated for children aged 6 months to 12 years:
from 6-10 kg: 1 sachet/shaved measure per day
10-15 kg: 1-2 sachets/measuring sharps per day
16-20 kg: 2-3 sachets/measuring sharps per day
21-43 kg: 3-4 sachets/measuring rationed daily
The dose should be increased or decreased, depending on individual response to treatment, to allow for regular evacuation of soft stools. The maximum dose required does not normally exceed 4 sachets per day.
Dissolve in water or other liquid (50 ml per sachet) and take immediately. It is recommended that the product be taken in the morning if the minimum dose is taken (1 sachet per day). For larger doses, divide the intake between morning and evening.
If physiological intestinal regularity is not restored after 7 days of treatment, consult your doctor
Do not take Sanipeg® in case of known hypersensitivity to one or more components; intestinal perforation, obstruction, or stenosis; paralytic ileus; severe inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, toxic megacolon).
The use of laxatives is contraindicated in cases of acute abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, rectal bleeding of unknown origin, and in cases of severe dehydration.
Some gastrointestinal complaints (stomachache, flatulence, abdominal bloating, nausea, and fecal incontinence) may occur. Diarrhea is a side effect of overdose; it can be avoided by decreasing the dose.
Hypersensitivity reactions (skin rash) have rarely been reported following the use of products containing macrogol. If this occurs, discontinue treatment and consult a doctor.