Sorbitol is a Medicine belongs to Nutritional agents group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :    Page :   Edition : , Martindale    Page : 2092   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : Aptimust,Al-Live, Alkasol-P, Aminofusion, Anorexin Plus, Glandosane, Relaxit, Numoisyn, Plax

  ►  Strength : Solution with   , Injection with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 2092   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral, IV,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2092   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Constipation Oral 14 42 gm Daily dose.
2 Constipation rectal 30 36 gm Daily dose; Sorbitol was formerly given intravenously as a 50% solution as an osmotic diuretic.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 2092   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 MAINTENANCE THERAPY OF CONSTIPATION more than 1Month 1 3 mL/kg body weight/day
2 Constipation Slow oral disimpaction 2 mL/kg body weight/day Solution

Ref :- Book : Nelson's textbook of Pediatrics    Page : 74   Edition : 19,
►  Side Effect : Flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, Lactic acidosis, hyperuricaemia, fatalities,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2092,2068   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Sorbitol is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  NA


►  Contraindication : Patients with Hereditary sorbitol intolerance, renal impairment, Severe liver damage.,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2092,2068   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   NA

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Hepatic (Metabolism),
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 2092   Edition : 38,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA