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Laxsia Plus Syp

By ZYDUS CADILA HEALTHCARE LTD
170ml Oral Liquid in Bottle
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MRP 109.00
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Medical Description

Laxsia Plus {df}} is a laxative medicine used to treat constipation. It contains magnesium hydroxide (milk of magnesia), sodium picosulfate and liquid paraffin as its active ingredients. Laxsia Plus a...
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ContainsSodium Picosulfate(3.33 Mg),Liquid Paraffin(1.25 Ml),Magnesium Hydroxide / Milk Of Magnesia(3.75 Ml)
UsesConstipation
Side effectsDiarrhoea, headache, nausea, stomach pain
ClassificationLAXATIVE
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Uses of Laxsia Plus Syp

Laxsia Plus {df}} is used in the treatment of constipation in adults.

Contraindications of Laxsia Plus Syp

  • If you are allergic to milk of magnesia, sodium picosulfate, liquid paraffin. or any ingredients present in the Laxsia Plus {df}}.
  • If you have a planned surgery particularly any abdominal surgery.
  • If you have severe dehydration.
  • If you have intestinal obstruction or any condition related to the intestine.
  • If you are pregnant or are a breastfeeding woman.
  • If you have a severe painful abdominal condition such as appendicitis associated with fever and vomiting.
  • If you have a kidney or stomach-intestinal condition or disease.
  • Laxsia Plus {df}} is not recommended in children.

Side effects of Laxsia Plus Syp

  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Stomach ache

Precautions and Warnings of Laxsia Plus Syp

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Laxsia Plus {df}} during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid using the Laxsia Plus {df}} during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it essential.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Laxsia Plus {df}} while breastfeeding?
A:
Avoid using the Laxsia Plus {df}} while breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor after considering it to be safe and necessary. Inform the doctor if you are a nursing mother.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the Laxsia Plus {df}}?
A:
There is limited information available on the effect of the medicine on the driving ability of an individual. However, if you experience dizziness, abdominal spasms after taking this medicine, avoid driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol if I have taken the Laxsia Plus {df}}?
A:
The effect of alcohol on the Laxsia Plus {df}} is not known. However, avoid consuming alcohol with the medicine as it may alter the effect of the medicine. Talk to the doctor if you consume it often.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are a pregnant or a nursing woman.
  • You may have altered liver and kidney function.
  • You experience any unusual signs and symptoms like stomach pain or vomiting or nausea, difficulty in swallowing.
  • You are on a low-sodium diet.
  • Laxsia Plus {df}} is meant for prolonged use and must not be used in children below 18 years of age.

Mode of Action of Laxsia Plus Syp

How Does It Work?

  • Laxsia Plus {df}} contains active ingredients like milk of magnesia, sodium picosulfate and liquid paraffin.
  • Milk of magnesia acts as an antacid as well as a laxative. It helps in the retention of water in the intestines as well as neutralizes the acid.
  • Sodium picosulfate works by stimulating the movements of the large intestine and the accumulation of the water inside the colon.
  • Liquid paraffin acts as a lubricant and let the stools soft and pass from the anus smoothly without any discomfort.

Directions for Use of Laxsia Plus Syp

  • Laxsia Plus {df}} should be taken at bedtime or as directed by the doctor.
  • Shake the bottle before use.
  • Do not exceed the quantity suggested by the doctor.
  • It would be best if you take/administer it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not administer it more than that prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Laxsia Plus Syp

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Laxsia Plus {df}} works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Tell your doctor about all the medicines, ...
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  • Especially, if you are taking antibacterial and antifungals such as azithromycin, cefpodoxime, isoniazid, itraconazole, rifampicin, etc as it may alter the activity of the Laxsia Plus {df}}.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-hypertensive medicines, atazanavir, fosamprenavir (antivirals), fexofenadine (antihistamines), gabapentin and phenytoin (antiepileptics), lans...
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  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.

Storage and disposal of Laxsia Plus Syp

  • Store it in a dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Laxsia Plus Syp

Overdose

Excess of the Laxsia Plus {df}} may cause diarrhoea, abdominal cramps and electrolyte imbalance. If you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearest hospital i...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss a dose of this medicine and take/administer the missed dose as soon as possible. Never take two doses to compensate for the missed dose.

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 I get the Laxsia Plus {df}} without a prescription?

A: Laxsia Plus {df}} is meant to use for therapeutic purposes. Thus, you need to get a prescription for the Laxsia Plus {df}}.

Q: When is the right time to take/administer the Laxsia Plus {df}}?

A: Laxsia Plus {df}} should be taken at bedtime or as directed by the doctor. It would be best if you take it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not take it more than that prescribed by the doctor.

Q: Can I take the Laxsia Plus {df}} daily?

A: Take the Laxsia Plus {df}} as prescribed by the doctor for the prescribed duration. Taking it daily for a prolonged time may cause harm to the functioning of the intestine.

Q: What should I do if constipation is not treated with the Laxsia Plus {df}}?

A: If the condition does not improve even after completing the course with the Laxsia Plus {df}}, reach out to the doctor immediately. The doctor suggests some other alternative.
Product Details
Brand
LAXSIA PLUS
Expires on or After
20/08/2022
Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 10:41 PM (IST)
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