Castophene Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Castophene Tablet

Castophene Tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.

Castophene Tablet side effects

Common
  • Dehydration

How to use Castophene Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Castophene Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Castophene Tablet works

Castophene Tablet is a laxative. It works by increasing the movement of the intestines, thereby facilitating the passage of stool.

Castophene Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Castophene Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Castophene Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
It is not known whether Castophene Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Castophene Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Castophene Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Castophene Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Castophene Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Together with Castophene Tablet, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Avoid taking a Castophene Tablet for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Take Castophene Tablet after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Castophene Tablet should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Castophene

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I am using the castophene tablet daily for the last several years for constipation. Is it safe for longer use, if not then what is the alternative, which is safe for longer use.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
no drug in this manner is safeswitch to some ayurvedic or trifalabest way is to add fibre in diet , that can be done simply by taking one apple, cucumber and other fibres in diet in evening
I am using the castophene tablet daily for the last several years for constipation. Is it safe for longer use, if not then what is the alternative, which is safe for longer use.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
no drug in this manner is safeswitch to some ayurvedic or trifalabest way is to add fibre in diet , that can be done simply by taking one apple, cucumber and other fibres in diet in evening
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FAQs

Q. Does Castophene cause urine discoloration?
Castophene reacts with urine and causes discoloration of urine, but it is nothing to worry about it
Q. Does Castophene cause cancer?
Castophene when used for longer duration, beyond recommended dose may cause cancer growth.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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