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Laxof Sp Syrup 100ml

By BIOMAX BIOTECHNICS PVT LTD
100ml Syrup in Bottle
59.50*
MRP 70.00
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Laxof Sp 5 MG Description

Laxof Sp Syrup is used to provide relief from constipation. It contains a laxative known as sodium picosulfate as its active ingredient. Constipation occurs when the normal muscle action in the bowel

(large intestine) slows down, and the stools are not easily removed from the body. A laxative like Laxof Sp Syrup increases bowel movements, thereby helping to push out the stools. Eating a balanced diet, drinking enough water, exercising regularly, and making time to empty your bowels when your body tells you are some of the tips to be followed to try to prevent constipation. This syrup is not to be used in children below 12 years of age. Always take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take too much of this medicine or for too long. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

modeOfAction

Product Summary

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ContainsSodium Picosulfate(5.0 Mg)
UsesConstipation
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach pain, discomfort, or cramps
TherapyLAXATIVE
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uses

Uses of Laxof Sp 5 MG

Laxof Sp Syrup is used to treat constipation.
contraindications

Contraindications of Laxof Sp 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to sodium picosulfate or any other ingredient of Laxof Sp Syrup.
  • If you have dehydration.
  • If you have a bowel condition called ileus (blockage in the intestine) or inflammatory bowel disease (inflammation of the digestive tract).
  • If you have any kind of serious abdominal condition like appendicitis.
  • You have stomach pain with nausea, vomiting and/or fever.
  • You have inflammation of the bowel (small and large intestine).
sideEffects

Side effects of Laxof Sp 5 MG

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Stomach cramps
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Laxof Sp 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Laxof Sp Syrup during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Laxof Sp in pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended to talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Laxof Sp Syrup while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Laxof Sp in human breastmilk. Thus, it is recommended to avoid taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding, unless recommended by your treating doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Laxof Sp Syrup?
A:
There is limited information available regarding the effect of Laxof Sp Syrup on the ability to drive. If you feel comfortable enough to drive, you can drive. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness or abdominal cramps which may affect your ability to drive safely, then it is suggested that you do not drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Laxof Sp Syrup?
A:
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with Laxof Sp Syrup. Hence, it is suggested that you confirm with your doctor whether you can consume alcohol while taking Laxof Sp Syrup.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are under 12 years of age.
  • You are taking this medicine for more than five days.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You drink alcohol or alcohol-containing beverages or medicines.
  • You have any kind of liver disease or experience fits/seizures (epilepsy).
  • You experience symptoms of allergy (rash, itching, swelling of your skin, mouth and face, difficulty swallowing) after taking this medicine.
  • You develop symptoms of dehydration like thirst and production of less urine than normal.
  • You feel dizzy or faint after using this medicine.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Laxof Sp 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Laxof Sp Syrup increases the muscle movements in the bowel which helps to move the stool through the body. This medicine also softens the stool and allows easy elimination.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Laxof Sp 5 MG

  • Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle.
interactions

Interactions of Laxof Sp 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Laxof Sp Syrup works, or this Syrup itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • The use of diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, spironolactone) or adrenocorticosteroids (mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids) with Laxof Sp Syrup may increase the risk of imbalance of salts in...
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  • Care should be taken when antibiotics are taken along with this Syrup as this may reduce the laxative effect of the syrup.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Laxof Sp 5 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Laxof Sp 5 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose of Laxof Sp Syrup include diarrhoea and stomach cramps. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

You should never miss the dose of medicines. However, if you missed any dose of the medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue w...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Laxof Sp Syrup help with weight loss?

A: No. There is no information available that suggests that Laxof Sp Syrup can cause weight loss. Hence this medicine should not be used for reducing weight, rather it is used to treat constipation.

Q: What are some healthy tips to try to prevent constipation?

A: Constipation occurs when the stools are not easily removed from the body. Some of the healthy tips to prevent constipation include eating a healthy diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables, drinking enough water to stay hydrated, exercising regularly and taking the time to empty your bowels when your body tells you.

Q: How long does it take for Laxof Sp Syrup to work?

A: Laxof Sp Syrup takes about 6-12 hours to provide relief in constipation. However, the effect of this syrup varies depending on the condition and individual physiology.

Q: Will Laxof Sp Syrup also soften my stools?

A: Yes, Laxof Sp Syrup will soften your stools while increasing your bowel movement. This will make it easier for you to push your stools out of your body and will provide relief in constipation.
Product Details
Brand
LAXOF SP
Expires on or After
05/03/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Jul 2022 | 02:52 PM (IST)
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