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Castophene Tablet

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Composition for Castophene Tablet

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Primary uses of Castophene Tablet

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18
₹1.8/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Castophene Tablet

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Uses of Castophene Tablet

Castophene Tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.
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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 directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Castophene Tablet

Expert advice for Castophene Tablet

  • Together with Castophene, 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 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 after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Castophene should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Castophene Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Castophene Tablet
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?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Castophene Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Phenolphthalein

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