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Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder


Overview

Introduction

Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is a combination of two medicines and is effective in treating constipation. This prescription medicine works by softening the stools, thus helps in the easy passage of stools.

Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is to be taken by mouth and can be taken with or without food. Take the medicine in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. You can take it with or without food. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body.

This medication is generally well tolerated with very minimal side effects. Some of the common side effects of this medicine are flatulence and stomach. Proper fluid intake will help you to overcome these. Before taking the medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking any other medicines of any other health condition or disease. You must stop this medication and consult your doctor in case you encounter any allergic reaction such as skin rash, swelling, and itching.

Uses of Cachlax Powder

Cachlax Powder side effects

Common
  • Flatulence
  • Stomach pain

How to use Cachlax Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is to be taken with food.

How Cachlax Powder works

Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is a combination of two medicines: Lactulose and ispaghula which relieve constipation. They work by different mechanisms to absorb water into the intestine and make the stool soft and easier to pass.

Cachlax Powder related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cachlax 10gm/3.5gm Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Cachlax

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Suffering from Constipation. Taking 4_5gms of Triphla before going to bed with warm water. Not much effect. Should I add 3 gms of grounded Methi along with Triphla?
Dr. Ankur Kumar Tanwar
Ayurveda
Use biolax powder for that ,or add sauf
having constipation problem from last 10 years, kindly help me please
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
https://www.1mg.com/otc/nityam-churna-powder-otc3249381/2 tea spoon powder with mild hot water at bed time.
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References
  1. Lactulose. Maidenhead, Berkshire: Intrapharm Laboratories Limited; 2015 [revised 12 Jan. 2017]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. Ispaghula; 2013. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Lactulose. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Isaghula husk. Redhill, Surrey: Forum Health Products Limited; 1995 [revised 17 Jul. 2017]. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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