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Gudlax Plus Syrup 110 ML

Gudlax Plus Syrup 110 ML

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    • Rs. 70.00

    Uses :

    Liquid paraffin Liquid paraffin is taken to relieve constipation on a temporary basis. It also used in the treatment of intestinal obstruction. Milk of Magnesia Milk of Magnesia is a laxative agent which is used in the treatment of constipation. It acts as an antacid and is used for indigestion problems, heartburn, and sour stomach. Sodium picosulfate Sodium picosulfate is a laxative drug used for treating constipation. This drug is also commonly used to empty the colon before surgical procedures.

    Mode of drug action


    Liquid paraffin Liquid paraffin causes softening of the stools and lubricates the intestinal tract to facilitate easy removal of stools. Milk of Magnesia Milk of Magnesia acts by increasing the water content in the intestine which helps in inducing defecation. Being basic in nature, this medicine also decreases the effect of stomach acid by neutralizing it. Sodium picosulfate Sodium picosulfate causes loosening of the stools or induces the bowel movements. It acts by stimulating the nerves supplying the muscles of the intestine, thus, causing them to contract with increased force.

    What are the common side effects?

    Liquid Paraffin The common side effects of liquid paraffin include irritation and inflammation of the anus, discharge from the rectum, incomplete emptying of feces. The other serious side effects less commonly produced by liquid paraffin are rectal bleeding and pneumonia. Milk of Magnesia The common side effects of Milk of Magnesia include drowsiness and flushing (redness, warmth, or tingling sensation). Sodium Picosulfate The most commonly experienced side effects of sodium picosulfate are diarrhea, stomach cramps, pain or discomfort.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Limited information Breast feeding: Limited information Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Gudlax Plus syrup if an allergic reaction has been experienced to any of its ingredients in the past.

    • This drug can interfere with the absorption of certain vitamins.

    • People with appendicitis, colostomy or ileostomy (surgeries of intestine), rectal bleeding, colitis, and certain other intestinal problems should not take the Gudlax Plus medicine.

    • Patients who are restricted on magnesium diet and those with kidney diseases should take Gudlax Plus syrup with caution.

    • People with sudden changes in the bowel habits, for more than 2 weeks should take this medicine with caution.

    • Do not take over-the-counter medicines, herbal medicines or other supplements along with the syrup without asking a health care provider.

    • Make sure your doctor knows the medicines you are currently using.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding women should not take Gudlax Plus. This is because the safety of the medicine for the baby is not known.

    • Gudlax Plus syrup for constipation should not be given to children below 3 years of age.

    • Take the exact Gudlax Plus syrup dosage as prescribed by the doctor. Taking more than the prescribed dose can make it more likely for the Gudlax Plus side effects to occur.

    • Read the instructions regarding the Gudlax Plus syrup uses and side effects. This helps to ensure the safe use of the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. How should I store liquid paraffin? Do not store liquid paraffin above 25ᵒC. Protect the drug from light and heat.

    2. What is the dose of liquid paraffin for constipation relief in children? Children above 12 years should be given around 10-30 ml of the liquid paraffin syrup. Children below 12 years and above 3 years should be given 5-20 ml of the syrup. However, ask a doctor for the exact dose for safety.

    3. What should I do if I have swallowing difficulty with liquid paraffin? Swallowing difficulty is of concern with liquid paraffin. You should consult a doctor if you experience this problem.

    4. How should I take liquid paraffin? Take liquid paraffin with a time gap of 2 hours after having meals. Milk of Magnesia

    1.How long can I use Milk of Magnesia? Milk of Magnesia should not be used for more than 7 days without a doctor’s advice.

    2. How to take Milk of Magnesia? Shake the oral suspension well before use.

    3. What happens with an overdose of Milk of Magnesia? Overdose of Milk of Magnesia produces symptoms such as severe diarrhea, weakness, reduced or no urination, irregular or slow heartbeat. Seek immediate medical attention.

    4. What is the dose of Milk of Magnesia for constipation in adults? The usual dose for constipation in adults is 30-60mL of oral liquid either in divided doses or once daily. In the case of chewable tablets, 8 tablets may be taken per day either in divided doses or a single dose. Sodium picosulfate

    1. In how much time will sodium picosulfate produce its laxative effect? Usually, it takes 6-12 hours to produce laxative action by sodium picosulfate.

    2. What is the dose of sodium picosulfate for constipation relief? The normal dose of sodium picosulfate is 5-10 mg taken orally, preferably at bedtime. However, talk to a doctor who will decide the right dose for you.

    3. How to store sodium picosulfate solution? Store sodium picosulfate solution below 25ᵒC in the original container. Discard the remaining medicine if anything is left unused for 28 days after opening.

    4. What if I miss a dose of sodium picosulfate? Do not worry if you miss a dose of sodium picosulfate. Carry on taking the normal routine dose while skipping the missed dose.

    5. Can I give sodium picosulfate solution for my child who is 8 years old? Sodium picosulfate is not for use in children below 10 years of age.

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