Ortho-Preferred

SORBITOL


- for constipation; bowel prep; 
- mixed with Kayexalate to prevent fecal impaction and aid in elimination of potassium in cases of hyperkalemia
- osmotic / emollient laxative; 
- dose: 30-60ml of a 20-70% solution prn; 
- useful laxative with renal failure



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Monday, December 19, 2011 12:57 pm