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It is believed that the drug either irritates the musculature or stimulates the colonic intramural plexus, and promotes accumulation of fluid in the colon and small intestine.
Contraindicated in intestinal perforation.
GU: pink discoloration in alkaline urine and yellow-brown discoloration in urine that is acidic.
Metabolic: hypokalemia(low potassium level in blood), protein losing enteropathy, electrolyte imbalance with to much use.
Posted on June 25, 2003, 14:00,
Last updated on January 27, 2015, 12:36