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Castophene Tablet

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Composition for Castophene Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Castophene Tablet

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

Uses of Castophene Tablet

Castophene Tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.

Castophene Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effect of Castophene is 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.
In Depth Information on Castophene Tablet

Expert advice for Castophene Tablet

  • 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.
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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?

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Castophene

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
I am having chronic constipation, please suggest any medicine having no side effects
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
syrup Duphalac 15ml oce daily in night for 2 weeksalso add more fibre in ur dietlike take green salad in dinner regularly , 1 apple or orange in evening, sprouts in morning
How to get rid off from constipation problem???Sir I have already taken many homeopathic pills and Ayurveda tooBut I'm literally vry disturbPls send m consultation fast
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Should drink at least 4 liter water in a day, do physical exercise daily, avoid junk food totally, take abhyarisht 30 ml twice with water after meal
do not have clear motions daily just like constipation. its take too much time then also not clears and too much Gas produces. pls suggests any aayurvedic medicine.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
i m not ayurvedic specialist, kindly as seek help from concerned doctor, but as a doctor i advice u to take psyllium husk, 2 tsf in 1 glass of warm water at bedtime,take enough salad, plenty of water etc
Hi actullay I have constipation problem since 8 year and lots of medicine use for that no one is useful for me .currently I visited a who prescribed pylokit (salt lansoprazole 30 mg) use for 10 days this medicine is best for me .or do best for me .
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com Yes this medication is fine Kindly take it as advised and follow up with ur doctorEat a well-balanced diet. Include lots of fibres like salads etc. exercise regularly. Drink at least eight glasses of water a day.Take 2 tsf of psyllium husk in 1 glass of warm water in the evening.
I am 2 months pregnancy and facing constipation issue from last 3 days. Toilet is not clear from last 3 days. let me know the any medicine name for it.no need your help. thanks for developer this application.useless service. thanks good bye
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
You should have patience. can be busyAnyways you can take lactifibre husk two scoops with warm water or milk at bed time. Take plenty of fluids and high roughage diet

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Frequently asked questions about Castophene Tablet

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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.
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