Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL

 142.00

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Drug Strength: 3.35 gm/5 mL
Drug Form : Syrup
Pack Size : 120 ml
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Laxolat syrup contains Lactulose | belongs to Osmotic laxative

SKU: pg_12564_17419 Category:

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    How it works

    This medicine is a synthetic sugar and works by bringing water into the colon which makes the stool softer. It also draws ammonia from the blood into the colon which is then removed with feces.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL

    • Diarrhea
    • Excessive bowel activity
    • Nausea or Vomiting
    • Abdominal pain and cramps
    • Belching
    • Flatulence
    • Low potassium and magnesium

    Uses of Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Constipation

      This medicine is used to treat constipation by increasing the water content in the stool.

    • Hepatic encephalopathy

      This medicine is used to prevent the toxic effects of liver failure on the brain.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 days of oral administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The duration of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to vary based on parameters like stomach food content, the form of the medicine used etc.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding unless necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Galactosemia

      This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a genetic condition where the body is not able to break down sugar galactose properly.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding unless necessary. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Low galactose diet

      This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients requiring a low galactose diet. This dietary change is usually recommended for patients having a rare genetic disorder known as galactosemia.

    • Diabetes

      This medicine should be used with caution if you are diabetic. Appropriate dose adjustment and more frequent checking of the blood glucose levels is recommended while taking this medicine.

    • Electrolyte imbalance

      Use of this medicine can cause an imbalance in the levels of potassium, magnesium, and other electrolytes in the body. It should be used with caution in children and patients suffering from any electrolyte imbalances.

    • Other laxatives

      This medicine is not recommended for use along with other laxatives especially when treating the symptoms of liver failure.

    • Antibiotics and antifungals

      This medicine should be used with caution if you are taking any antibiotic or antifungal medicines. The efficacy of Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL may reduce when taken along with an anti-infective medicine.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.

    • Overdose

      Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Overdose symptoms may include confusion, increased heartbeat, severe thirst, increased urination, muscle weakness, and cramps.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Ketoconazole moderate
    • Azithromycin moderate
    • Aluminium Hydroxide moderate
    • Dexamethasone moderate
    • Senna moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine contains a sugar as its primary constituent and hence should be used with caution in diabetic patients.

    Lab interactions

    General Instructions

    Take Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed. Follow all the usage instructions mentioned on the label.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    what are the adverse effects of Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL?

    Flatulence, meteorism, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL?

    Constipation: Adults: Initially 15 mL twice daily. Children: Under 1 yr, 2.5 mL; 1-4 yr, 5 mL; 5-10 yr, 10 mL. All twice daily.
    Encephalopathy: Adults: Initially 30-50 mL three times daily; adjust dose to produce 2 or 3 soft stools daily. Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Laxolat syrup 3.35 gm/5 mL 120 mL. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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