Consumer Medicine Information

What MICROLAX® Enema is used for

MICROLAX® Enema may be used whenever there is a need to relieve constipation or open the bowels, when there are certain disturbances of bowel movement or opening of the bowels and in preparation for examination of the rectum (back passage).

MICROLAX® Enema is a fast acting micro-enema which works to soften bowel motions and gently assist bowel emptying without irritating the lining of the bowel.

Product Description

Each enema tube contains 5 ml of solution. This is equivalent to one teaspoon.


Each MICROLAX® Enema tube contains the following active ingredients: sodium citrate dihydrate 450 mg, sodium lauryl sulfoacetate 45 mg and sorbitol 3.125 g.

MICROLAX® Enema also contains glycerol, sorbic acid and purified water to 5 ml.

For further information please refer to pack insert.

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Frequently Asked Questions

MICROLAX® is easy to use in just a few simple steps

MICROLAX® mode of action