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Actwel Syrup 200ml

By ZEE LABORATORIES LTD
200ml Syrup in Bottle

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Actwel 10 G Description

Actwel Syrup is used in the treatment of constipation. It is also useful in a liver condition called Hepatic Encephalopathy (a condition causing a decrease in brain function). It is a laxative contai

ning lactulose as its main component. This medicine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed.

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ContainsLactulose(10.0 G)
UsesConstipation, hepatic encephalopathy
Side effectsNausea, gas, diarrhoea
TherapyLAXATIVE
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uses

Uses of Actwel 10 G

  • For the treatment of constipation
  • Also used in Hepatic Encephalopathy - a liver condition causing a decrease in brain function
contraindications

Contraindications of Actwel 10 G

  • If you are allergic to lactulose or any other ingredients of Actwel Syrup
  • If you have diabetes
  • If you are suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (a condition that affects your digestive system)
  • If you suffer from a condition called galactosaemia - where your body can't process sugar (galactose)
sideEffects

Side effects of Actwel 10 G

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Flatulence (gas)
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Actwel 10 G

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Actwel Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
This medicine can be taken during pregnancy only when prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Actwel Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine can be taken while breastfeeding only when prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Actwel Syrup?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Actwel Syrup?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while taking this medicine, as it may worsen the side effects of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have diabetes
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You are on a low-lactose diet
  • You are scheduled to have a colon or rectum surgery/tests
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Actwel 10 G

How Does It Work?

Lactulose is digested in the large intestine where the products absorb water into the pipe thereby softening the stools. In patients suffering from liver disease, Lactulose works by absorbing excess a...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Actwel 10 G

  • Actwel Syrup should be taken as directed by your doctor
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage
  • Shake well before use
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity
  • Do not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Actwel 10 G

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Actwel Syrup works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other laxatives, antacids and antibiotics including neomycin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Actwel 10 G

  • Store Actwel Syrup in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sun light and heat.
  • Keep the medicine away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Actwel 10 G

Overdose

In case of an overdose, contact your doctor or reach out to your nearest hospital as soon as possible.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Actwel Syrup, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Actwel Syrup?

A: Actwel Syrup is used to treat chronic constipation. It is also used in a liver condition causing decrease in brain function (Hepatic Encephalopathy)

Q: What is the composition of Actwel Syrup?

A: Actwel Syrup contains lactulose, a type of sugar.
Product Details
Brand
ACTWEL
Expires on or After
02/03/2023

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Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 07:44 PM (IST)
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