Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • On Formulary
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Shared Care
  • Hospital Only
  • Under Review
  • New on System

Laxatives - Rectal Preparations

Rectal preparations should be used only after careful assessment, (including DRE if appropriate) and diagnosis of the underlying cause of the constipation.

Please note, sample information has been entered into Chapters 1 and 2 only and although fairly clinically accurate, it is not guaranteed. The information was entered during April and May 2017 and drugs will have subsequently been randomly added during telephone demonstrations.

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Time of Onset 10-12 hours

Pack Price
10 tablet
100 tablet
1000 tablet
20 tablet
40 tablet
500 tablet
60 tablet £1.96

Time of Onset 20-60 minutes

Pack Price
10 suppository
12 suppository £3.53
20 suppository

Time of Onset 20-60 minutes

Pack Price
5 suppository £1.04

Time of Onset 15-30 minutes

Pack Price
12 suppository £1.04
Pack Price
12 suppository £1.67
Pack Price
12 suppository £1.16
6 suppository