Legapas is traditionally used as a laxative and is made with the naturally sourced medicinal ingredient Cascara Sagrada.
1 G (= 33 DROPS) CONTAINS: FLUID EXTRACT (1:1.0-1.2) OF 500MG CASCARA SAGRADA – FRANGULA PURSHIANA (DC.), (BARK, AGED) STANDARDIZED TO 20 MG OF HYDROXYANTHRACENE GLYCOSIDES CALCULATED AS CASCAROSIDE A. (EXTRACTION FLUID: ETHANOL 30% M/M) CONTAINS 23% VOL. ALCOHOL.
Adults and children (≥ 12 years): 0.9-1.5g (30-50 drops) once a day in half a cup of hot water in the mornings or evenings. Duration of use: Do not use for more than 7 days. Direction of use: Allow 6 to 12 hours for laxative effect to occur. The maximum daily dose must not exceed 50 drops. The appropriate dose for a given patient is the lowest dose needed for soft, formed stools.
Under normal storage conditions.
Do not use with abdominal pain, nausea, fever, vomiting, hemorrhoids. Do not use if taking thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, licorice root, or other drugs that may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. Do not use in pregnancy or breastfeeding. Do not use within 2 hours of another medicine. Use caution in patient with a kidney disorder or who are taking heart medications. Reduce dose or discontinue use if abdominal cramps, spasms, and/or pain occur.