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Product name : Laxitol Syrup
Generic Name : Lactitol Monohydrate
Manufacturer : Macleods PharmaceuticalsLtd
Laxitol Syrup is a syntheticdisaccharide. It is similar to a lactulose-like glucose molecule which containsgalactose and sorbitol. It is used for the treatment of constipation and hepaticencephalopathy.
On using Laxitol Syrup you mayexperience side effects such as vomiting, nausea, dyspepsia, loss of potassium, muscle cramps, headache, flatulence and abdominaldistension. Seek the advice of your doctor if your reactions become severe anddo not show any signs of getting better.
Before using Laxitol Syrup informyour doctor if you have galactosemia, intestinal obstruction, abdominal cramp or iatrogenic hypersensitivity. If you are taking any prescriptionor non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnantor are breastfeeding a baby.
Uses of Laxitol Syrup
Laxitol Syrup is used in the treatmentof constipation.
Laxitol Syrup side effects
SideEffects of Laxitol are Flatulence, Stomach pain.
How to use Laxitol Syrup
Take this medicine in the dose and durationas advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measureit with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. LaxitolSyrup is to be taken with food.
How Laxitol Syrup works
Laxitol Syrup is a combination of twomedicines: Lactitol and Benzoic Acid. Lactitol is an osmotic laxative relievesconstipation by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, making thestool soft and easier to pass. Benzoic Acid acts as a preservative.