Colax 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Colax Tablet

Colax 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.

Colax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea

How to use Colax 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. Colax 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Colax Tablet works

Colax 10 mg Tablet is a laxative. It works by increasing the movement of the intestines, thereby facilitating the passage of stool.

Colax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Colax 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Colax 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Colax 10 mg 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 Colax 10 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Colax 10 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Colax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Colax 10 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Together with Colax 10 mg 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 Colax 10 mg 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 Colax 10 mg Tablet after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Colax 10 mg Tablet should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Colax

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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
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FAQs

Q. What is Colax?
Colax belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives. It is used to provide relief from constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces).
Q. What is Colax used for?
Colax is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces). Colax works by stimulating the muscles in your bowel to remove waste products from your body and also helps in softening of stools. It helps in the short term relief of constipation due to any cause. Please consult your doctor for the right use and dose of Colax.
Q. Is Colax safe?
Yes. Colax is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Colax a sulfa drug?
Colax is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Colax are different from sulfa drugs.
Q. What does Colax do?
Colax provides relief from constipation (inability to pass stools and hardened stools) by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine) to move stools out of the body by stimulating the muscles of the bowel and softening the stools. This brings an overnight relief from constipation.
Q. Does Colax work?
Yes, Colax is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).
Q. How fast does Colax work?
Colax provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.
Q. Is Colax effective in relieving constipation?
Yes. Colax is effective to relieve constipation if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 23rd Feb 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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