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Colax 10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Colax Tablet

Uses of Colax Tablet

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

Colax Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Colax are 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.
In Depth Information on Colax Tablet

Expert advice for Colax Tablet

  • 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.
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Colax Tablet related warnings

Special precautions for Colax Tablet
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?

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Colax

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
Dear sir, I am suffering from constipation from last 6 years .
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Good physical activity Avoid stress, smoking and alcohol Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist for evaluation May try laxatives
Dear Dr, I have chronic constipation also my weight is growing up day by day. .I don't have thyroid problem.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Gastroenterologist
Good physical activity if no contraindications Avoid stress Less Tea, coffee and milk and fat and juices More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist and physician

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Frequently asked questions about Colax Tablet

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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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