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Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream

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Overview

Introduction

Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream is used to treat constipation. This medicine works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream should be taken as advised by your doctor. It may be taken with or without food. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit and try to take it at the same time(s) each day. Your dose may go up or down depending on how well it us working. Do not take more than you are advised to and, if you miss a dose, do not take an extra one to make up for it. This medicine takes at least 48 hours to work. Talk to your doctor if you are still constipated after three days.

The most common side effects are diarrhea and stomach cramps. You can help avoid the side effects by drinking plenty of fluids, taking your medicine between meals. Talk to your doctor straight away if you notice any of these.

Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you have diabetes or if you are unable to digest milk sugar (lactose intolerant). If you use this medicine over a long period of time, your doctor may want you to have occasional blood tests to check the mineral levels (e.g. potassium and sodium). Do not take other laxative medicines while taking this medicine and check with your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid

Side effects of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach cramp

How to use Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid works

Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream is recommended.

What if you forget to take Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid?

If you miss a dose of Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Some healthy tips to prevent constipation from happening:
    • Eat more fiber in your diet. Recommended daily intake is 20-35g
    • Drink 8-10 glasses of water per day
    • Exercise regularly at least 3 times per week
    • Do not hold in stool as that can worsen bowel issues
  • Deys Milk OF Magnesia Liquid Ice Cream is used for the treatment of constipation.
  • It should preferably be taken at bedtime as it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • It is usually taken once a day as needed for up to 2 weeks. Do not take a larger dose, take it more often, or take it for a longer period of time than your doctor tells you to.
  • Take it atleast 2 hours after taking other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach disorders such as appendicitis or a blockage in your bowel.

Patient Concerns

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Constipation last 3 day pls advice me .doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Take 8 - 10 glasses of water a day. Isabol 1 sachet with milk at night.
My problem is Constipation. How it solution .
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Fresh fruits and vegetables and plenty of fluid. Take Benefibre 1-2 tsf at night with milk or water
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6/D, Nelly Sengupta Sarani (Formerly Lindsay Street) , Kolkata - 700 087
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