Is Normacol available yet?

Normacol and Normacol Plus granules are out of stock until 13th September 2020….Medicine Supply Notification: Normacol granules and Normacol Plus granules – Update.

Importer Product Container
Durbin PLC Sterculia granules (Normafibre brand) Sachet

What type of laxative is Normacol?

About sterculia

Type of medicine A bulk-forming laxative
Used for Constipation and to manage bowel movement
Also called Normacol®; Normacol Plus® (this brand also contains a natural laxative called frangula)
Available as Granules and sachets

Can I take Normacol everyday?

As with all laxatives, Normacol Plus should not be taken every day for long periods. If you need laxatives every day, you should see your doctor. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicinal product.

What has happened to Normacol plus?

Normacol and Normacol Plus granules are out of stock until 13th September 2020. Unlicensed imports of Sterculia 62% w/w granules and Sterculia 62% w/w with Frangula Bark 8% w/w can be sourced. UKMi have provided clinical advice on switching to alternative preparations.

Who manufactures Normacol plus?

Unlicensed imports of Sterculia 62 per cent w/w granules and Sterculia 62 per cent w/w with Frangula Bark 8 per cent w/w can be sourced….Normacol and Normacol Plus granules face supply disruption.

Importer Product Container
Durbin PLC Sterculia granules/Frangula bark (Generic) Lined box
Target Healthcare Normacol Plus Lined box

How do I take Normacol?

To take Normacol, put the dry granules on your tongue from the sachet, spoon or your hand, or just take a few at a time if that is easier. Alternatively you can sprinkle Normacol on to soft food such as yoghurt.

When is the best time to take Normacol?

Normacol should be taken after meals and always drink plenty of water or soft drinks. Normacol can be taken if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine.

Can you take NORMAFIBE long term?

Bulking agents such as Normafibe are the only laxatives suitable for long-term use.

Does Normacol cause bloating?

Occasionally Normacol causes a swollen stomach. Some people may suffer from wind. The bowel may become blocked.

When is the best time to take NORMAFIBE?

Do not take NORMAFIBE just before going to bed or lying down. Do not chew or crush the granules. Dosage: Adults: Take 1-2 heaped 5 mL measuring spoonsful once or twice daily after meals, or as directed.

What is equivalent to Normacol?

Each 7 grams of Normacol Plus (equivalent to one heaped medicinal teaspoonful of granules) contains 1.72 g of available carbohydrate equivalent to 6.75 Kcal and approximately 4.5 g Sterculia and 0.5 g Frangula bark powder.

Is Normacol natural?

NORMACOL Plus is a natural fibre plus laxative that helps keep you regular.