Aqualax is a white powder for reconstitution. It is a synthetic polyglycol having an average molecular weight of 3350. Aqualax is an osmotic agent that causes water to be retained with the stool. Aqualax appears to have no effect on the active absorption or secretion of glucose or electrolytes.
Aqualax Powder for Solution
The usual dose of Polyethylene Glycol is 17 gm of powder per day (or as directed by physician) in a glass of water, juice, coke, coffee or tea. Each bottle of Polyethylene Glycol is supplied with a cup that is used to measure 17 gm or 8.5 gm of laxative powder when filled upto the marked line.