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On this page you will find instructions on how to thicken Actilax Liquid Laxative. Actilax may seem difficult to thicken with Precise ThickN INSTANT due to the tiny dose (20-30ml) of Actilax. The two methods used to thicken Actilax Liquid Laxative are:

Dilution Method. Increase the total volume to thicken by adding a fixed amount of diluting liquid such as water, cordial or juice to the small Actilax dose.

Mildly Thick - Level 150:
Actilax is a relatively thick liquid and does not need thickening to achieve Level 150 Mildly Thick.

Moderately Thick - Level 400:
To 20 or 30ml of Actilax add 40mls of water, cordial or juice, and then one pump of Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve. Mix for 30 seconds and allow to stand for 5 minutes before consuming. Serve and Consume within 2 hours.

Extremely Thick - Level 900:
To 20 or 30ml of Actilax add 20mls of water, cordial or juice, and then one pump of Precise ThickN Instant Single Serve. Mix for 30seconds and allow to stand for 5minutes before consuming. Serve and Consume within 2 hours.

*Where longer storage times are required, a facility should consult their speech pathologists to assure the consistency of the supplement after that storage time. Store the thickened supplement according to the facility’s food safety procedures.

Thickening of Larger Quantity Method.
Larger quantities of Actilax can be thickened and stored for up to 72 hours refrigerated, as follows:

Mildly Thick -  Level 150:
Actilax is a relatively thick liquid and does not need thickening to achieve Level 150 Mildly Thick.

Moderately Thick - Level 400:
To 250ml of Actilax (half a bottle) add three pumps of Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 30 mins before serving. Consume within 72 hours. Store any Actilax not consumed in the first 24 hours after preparation in the refrigerator. Allow the thickened Actilax to return to room temperature again before serving.

Extremely Thick - Level 900:
To 250ml of Actilax (half a bottle) add six pumps of Precise Thick-N INSTANT Single Serve and mix for 30secs. Allow to stand for 30mins before serving. Consume within 72 hours. Store any Actilax not consumed in the first 24 hours after preparation in the refrigerator.

Allow the thickened Actilax to return to room temperature again before serving.

Disclaimer: At the time of preparing this document these recipes were correct, should the manufacturer change a formulation, the recipe may need to be adjusted.