Pegalup syrup contains Polyethylene glycol, Potassium chloride, Potassium chloride, Sodium bicarbonate.Polyethylene glycol belongs to a group of medicines called osmotic laxatives. It works by carrying water to the stool, which loosens and increases stool volume, helping to overcome sluggish bowels, working gradually within 24 to 48 hours.
Polyethylene glycol in Pegalup syrup is not absorbed into the bloodstream or broken down in the body. It is used for the treatment of constipation in adults and children aged 8 years and above.
Other uses of Pegalup syrup:
inflammatory bowel disease (such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)
abnormal dilation of the bowel
perforation of the bowel or risk of perforation of the bowel
intestinal obstruction or suspicion of intestinal obstruction
symptomatic narrowing of the bowel
painful belly of unknown cause
consult with your doctor.