Boots Syrup of Figs - 100ml

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If Laxatives are required daily or if you have persistent abdominal pain or change of bowel habits cinsult your doctor.

Boots Syrup of Figs contains laxatives, which can be used for the relief of occasional constipation.

How to Use

Check the cap seal is not broken before first use. If it is, do not take the medicine. Take the amount shown in the table opposite.

Adults and children of 12 years and over: Take two 5 ml spoonfuls, at bedtime only.

Children of 5 to 11 years: Take one 5 ml spoonful, at bedtime only.

Children of 1 to 4 years: Take half a 5 ml spoonful, at bedtime only .

This medicine should be swallowed.

Do not give to children under 1 year.

Do not take more than the amount stated in the table.

If symptoms do not go away talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

If you take too much:
Talk to a doctor straight away.

Hazards and Cautions

Before you take this medicine:

This medicine can be taken by adults and children aged 1 year and over.

However, some people should not take this medicine or should seek the advice of their pharmacist or doctor first.

Do not take:
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients
If you have stomach pain
If you are feeling sick or being sick
If you have a blockage in your intestine
If you have an intolerance to some sugars, unless your doctor tells you to (this medicine contains dextrose and sucrose)
For long periods of time (in general more than a week), unless your doctor tells you to

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor:
If you have inflammatory bowel disease
You can take this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Other important information:
This medicine contains 2.8 g of total sugars per 5 ml spoonful. This should be taken into account if you suffer from diabetes.

Possible side effects: most people will not have problems, but some may get some.

If you take it for a long time: you may get:

  • Watery diarrhoea (which may be severe or have blood in it)
  • fluid and body salt loss
  • severe constipation
  • muscle weakness
  • weight loss
  • Red or yellow coloration of the faeces and urine
  • Heart or kidney problems

Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.


  • If laxatives are required daily or if you have persistent abdominal pain or change of bowel habits consult your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition are taking any other medication or complementary therapy or if symptoms persist. Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies. Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.

Suitable For

Suitable for adults and children 1 years and over.

Always read the label.


Active Ingredients:

Each 5 ml of oral solution contains: 0.40 ml Senna Fruit Extract (45%
alcohol), 0.50 ml Fig Liquid Extract.


Other Ingredients:

Also contains: Sucrose, Malt Extract, Benzoic Acid,
Chloroform, Clove Oil, Peppermint Oil, Methyl Salicylate, Coriander Oil.

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Boots Syrup of Figs - 100ml


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