Castophene Tablet

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Composition for Castophene NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

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₹1.3/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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Side effects of Castophene Tablet

Common

Dehydration.

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Castophene Tablet 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Castophene Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Castophene Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Castoph
ene Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Castoph
ene Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Castophene NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.

User Submitted Feedback For Castophene NA Tablet

Substitutes for Castophene

No substitutes found for this medicine
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