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Agiolax®

Constipation relief

Agiolax

Agiolax contains an optimal balance of insoluble and soluble fibre, combined with a natural laxative (Senna) to provide relief from constipation and to help normalise bowel movements.

Do you suffer from constipation or sluggish bowels on a regular basis? Constipation can affect up to 30% of Australians,1 and research has shown that the right balance of insoluble and soluble fibre can help maintain regularity while promoting better bowel health. If you are looking for constipation and bowel support, Agiolax may be right for you.

 

Always read the label and follow the directions for use. Like all laxatives, do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding seek the advice of a health professional before taking this product. Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems. Drink plenty of water. If symptoms persist talk to your health professional. Contains sucrose.

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Agiolax’s formula can help to:

Relieve constipation

Relieve constipation

Helps soften and increase stool volume and frequency to ease its passage2-4

Support regular bowel movement

Support regular bowel movement

Senna-fibre combination can assist regular, healthy bowel movements and function2-4

Supports bowel health

Supports bowel health

Senna-fibre combination may help support and maintain general bowel health 

Research & Evidence

Agiolax: Key Ingredient

Agiolax contains an optimal combination of insoluble and solube fibre from both the seeds and husks of the Psyllium plant. This is combined with the laxative herb Senna to create a carefully balanced formula, shown in studies to help relieve constipation and support regular healthy bowel function.2-4

 

More about Plantago ovata and Senna
trials & studies
Optimal combination of insoluble and soluble fibre and natural laxative Senna
Researched in multiple clinical studies 2-4

Food for thought: The feeling of constipation is fairly common with 1 in 5 Aussies said to experience this problem. Did you know that maintaining a healthy balanced diet and practicing regular exercise are important ways to help keep that “blocked up” feeling away?

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Why are the details important?

 

The finer details of our medicines help ensure that you can feel confident that you are taking a reliable healthcare product. What you see in clinical studies is what you get in our products.

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Using Agiolax

Recommended dosage & directions

Adults and adolescents over 12 years: Take one teaspoon in the evening, followed by a glass of water.

 

Agiolax granules and should be swallowed unchewed with a glass of water (approx 250ml) or mixed with any semi-liquid food, such as yoghurt. A bowel movement can be expected 8-12 hours after taking a dose.

 

Always read the label and follow the directions for use. Like all laxatives, do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present or if you develop diarrhoea. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding seek the advice of a health professional before taking this product. Prolonged use may cause serious bowel problems. Drink plenty of water. If symptoms persist talk to your health professional. Contains sucrose.

Active ingredient
Psyllium husk and Senna (Plantago ovata and Senna tinnevelly)

Each 5g (approx 1 teaspoon) contains:

  • Psyllium seed, dry 2.6 g
  • Ispaghula husk, dry 0.11 g
  • Senna fruit tinnevelly, equiv. to dry 500 mg containing 15 mg of sennosides

FAQs

Agiolax is a natural medicine that helps relieve constipation and support healthy bowel function. Agiolax combines a balance of insoluble and soluble fibres, with natural laxative Senna. Clinical research has shown Agiolax can help soften and increase stool frequency to aid bowel movements and relieve constipation. 2-4 Its granule formulation is well tolerated and convenient, requiring no mess.

There are no known interactions between Agiolax and other medications; however it is recommended to be taken away from other medications so as to reduce the risk of inhibiting absorption. It is recommended to take other medications at least an hour before or after taking Agiolax. If you have questions about using Agiolax, it is recommended that you talk to your healthcare professional.

As Agiolax is a laxative, if you are pregnant or breastfeeding seek medical advice before use. Your healthcare professional can discuss with you the risks and benefits involved in taking Agiolax during these life stages.

Use in children under 12 years is not recommended.

Agiolax contains sucrose.

Agiolax does not contain lactose.

Agiolax does not contain added gluten.  

Agiolax is a gentle laxative and generally produces bowel movements in 8-12 hours.

Agiolax has no known adverse effects on the ability to drive and operate machinery.

Agiolax is available from pharmacies and selected health food stores. If you go to the Where to buy button above and follow the instructions, you will be able to find a list of pharmacies in your area who either stock Agiolax or will know how to order Agiolax. Even if your local pharmacy is not on the list, they will be able to order it in for you.

References

  1. Peppas et al., Epidemiology of constipation in Europe and Oceania: a systematic review. BMC Gastroenterol 2008;8:5.
  2. Ewe et al., Pharmacology 1993; 47 (suppl. 1), 242-248.
  3. Passmore et al., BMJ 1993; 307:769-771 with financial interest from Madaus AG.
  4. Kinnunen et al. Pharmacology 1993; 47 (suppl.1), 253-255

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