Product name: Laxitol Syrup
Generic Name : Lactitol Monohydrate
Manufacturer : Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Laxitol Syrup is a synthetic disaccharide. It is similar to a lactulose-like glucose molecule which contains galactose and sorbitol. It is used for the treatment of constipation and hepaticencephalopathy.
On using Laxitol Syrup you may experience side effects such as vomiting, nausea, dyspepsia, loss of potassium, muscle cramps, headache, flatulence and abdominal is tension. Seek the advice of your doctor if your reactions become severe and do not show any signs of getting better.
Before using Laxitol Syrup inform your doctor if you have galactosemia, intestinal obstruction, abdominal cramp or iatrogenic hypersensitivity. If you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
Uses of Laxitol Syrup
Laxitol Syrup is used in the treatment of constipation.
Laxitol Syrup side effects
SideEffects of Laxitol are Flatulence, Stomach pain.
How to use Laxitol Syrup
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Laxitol Syrup is to be taken with food.
How Laxitol Syrup works
Laxitol Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Lactitol and Benzoic Acid. Lactitol is an osmotic laxative relieves constipation by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, making the stool soft and easier to pass. Benzoic Acid acts as a preservative.