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Heptulac Fiber Solution

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Composition for Heptulac Fiber Solution

Primary uses of Heptulac Fiber Solution

MRP
209.86
200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Heptulac Fiber Solution

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Uses of Heptulac Fiber Solution

Heptulac Fiber Solution is used in constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).
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How to use Heptulac Fiber Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Heptulac Fiber Solution works

Heptulac Fiber Solution works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Heptulac Fiber Solution

Expert advice for Heptulac Fiber Solution

  • Avoid taking a Heptulac fiber for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Heptulac fiber, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Heptulac fiber should preferably be taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Notify your doctor if you are on a low-sugar diet because the Heptulac fiber contains sugars.
  • Take Heptulac fiber after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Heptulac Fiber Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Heptulac Fiber Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Heptulac Fiber Solution 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
Heptulac Fiber Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Heptulac Fiber Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Heptulac Fiber Solution is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Heptulac Fiber Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Heptulac Fiber Solution is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Heptulac Fiber Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Heptulac Fiber Solution?uses

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

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Frequently asked questions about Heptulac Fiber Solution

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

Heptulac fiber is stool softener, Heptulac fiber is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative
It can be taken for constipation
In diabetic patients Heptulac fiber may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
In diabetic patients Heptulac fiber may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Heptulac fiber is a non-digestible sugar
Heptulac fiber is available over the counter
Heptulac fiber does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Heptulac fiber can cause bloating and wind (gas)
Heptulac fiber is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Please consult your doctor for dose and duration required
Q. Can I take lactulose with antibiotics, omeprazole, Senokot, Fybogel, warfarin, iron tablets, senna, paracetamol, Gaviscon?
Lactulose may interact with antibiotics, omeprazole, and Gaviscon/calcium carbonate. Senokot/senna, Fybogel/ispaghula when taken with lactulose may result in diarrhea. No interactions have been observed when lactulose is taken with warfarin, iron tablets, and paracetamol
Heptulac fiber contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Heptulac fiber if you have intolerance to these sugars.
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