Lax-A-Day - Gentle Constipation Relief | Lax-A Laxatives

Lax-A Day®

A soluble oral powder that provides gentle and effective relief from occasional constipation.

Lax-A Day 119 g - 7 doses
Lax-A Day 238 g - 14 doses
Lax-A Day 510 g - 30 doses
Lax-A Day 1020 g - 60 doses

OVERVIEW

Still the #1 doctor - and pharmacist - recommended laxative in its class*

#1 PEG 3350 laxative used in Canadian hospitals

Lax-A Day® (Polyethylene glycol 3350 or PEG 3350) is an over-the-counter laxative that provides gentle relief from occasional constipation.

  • CLINICALLY PROVEN
  • SOFTENS STOOLS
  • 100% SOLUBLE 

What does “gentle” mean, exactly?

Gentle on your digestive tract : Lax-A Day® softens the stool so it’s easier to pass and gently increases bowel movement frequency – without causing uncomfortable contractions in the intestines.

Gentle on your taste buds : Lax-A Day® is taste free and grit free, so it goes down easily. Simply dissolve it in any non-alcoholic beverage, stir, and drink once daily.

EASE: GENTLE RELIEF

Gentle on the digestive tract

COMFORT: NO SUDDEN URGENCY

Won’t trigger an uncomfortable need to go

CONVENIENCE: EASY TO TAKE

100% soluble once-a-day treatment

EFFICACY: CLINICALLY PROVEN

Generally takes 2 to 4 days to have a bowel movement

EFFICACY

How Lax-A Day® works to provide gentle relief

Lax-A Day® is an osmotic laxative that works with the body to gently increase:

  • The amount of water in the stool so it’s softer and easier to pass
  • Bowel movement frequency – without causing uncomfortable contractions in the intestines

Works by increasing the amount of water in the stool

Generally takes 2 to 4 days to have a bowel movement

No sudden urgency

USAGE INFORMATION

Lax-A-Day by the numbers: everything you need to know.

DOSAGE

Lax-A Day is available in three bottle formats with built-in measuring caps. It also comes in conveniently pre-measured once-daily sachets—great for when you’re traveling or on the go.

A usual adult dose is 17 grams, once per day, or as directed by your physician.

INGREDIENTS

Polyethlyene Glycol 3350 (PEG 3350)

STORAGE

Store in a dry place at room temperature (15°C to 30°C).

CAUTIONS AND WARNINGS

If you are allergic to polyethylene glycol, do no use this product. Stop taking the product and contact your doctor immediately if you experience an allergic reaction or any severe or unusual side effects.

Do not use Lax-A Day if you have a known or suspected bowel obstruction. Lax-A Day should not be used for occasional constipation in children under 18 years of age unless recommended by a physician.

Although there is no evidence for special considerations when Lax-A Day is administered to elderly patients, if diarrhea occurs, Lax-A Day should be discontinued.

If you’re pregnant or breast-feeding, consult a healthcare professional prior to using.

This product might not be right for you. Always read and follow the label.

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*Profession Santé and Pharmacy Practice + Business 2021 Survey on OTC Counselling and Recommendations (pharmacists) and The Medical Post and Profession Santé (physicians) in the Laxative category.
†IMS, D&H, PEG 3350 – Hospital units and Sum of dollars – past 24 months – May 2021.