Hypersensitivity. Undiagnosed acute or persistent abdominal symptoms. Intestinal obstructions & stenosis, atony, appendicitis, inflammatory bowel diseases eg, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis; severe dehydration w/ water & electrolyte depletion. Heart failure. Unknown cause of faecal impaction or rectal bleeding, or blood in stools. Not to be used w/ other laxatives. Renal failure. Pregnancy & lactation.
Consult physician if there is no bowel movement after 3 days & if abdominal pain persists. Not to be given to patients w/ galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption. Not recommended in childn ≤12 yr.