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CASTOPHENE TABLET

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Composition FOR CASTOPHENE NA tablet

Phenolphthalein(NA)

food interaction for CASTOPHENE tablet

alcohol interaction for CASTOPHENE tablet

pregnancy interaction for CASTOPHENE tablet

lactation interaction for CASTOPHENE tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Castophene tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR CASTOPHENE NA tablet

Phenolphthalein(NA)

Castophene tablet uses

Castophene tablet is used in the treatment of constipation

How castophene tablet works

Castophene tablet directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects of castophene tablet

Dehydration

COMMON DOSAGE FOR CASTOPHENE TABLET

Patients taking CASTOPHENE TABLET

  • 100%
    Once A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR CASTOPHENE tablet

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR CASTOPHENE tablet

  • Together with Phenolphthalein, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
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    Avoid taking a Phenolphthalein 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 Phenolphthalein after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Phenolphthalein should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.

Frequently asked questions FOR CASTOPHENE NA tablet

Phenolphthalein

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

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)