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Komfylac Syrup

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Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Komfylac Syrup

Primary uses of Komfylac Syrup

MRP
137.5
200 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Komfylac Syrup

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Uses of Komfylac Syrup

Komfylac Syrup is used in constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).
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Komfylac Syrup side effects

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Dehydration.

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How to use Komfylac Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Komfylac Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Komfylac Syrup works

Komfylac Syrup works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Komfylac Syrup

Expert advice for Komfylac Syrup

  • Avoid taking a Komfylac Syrup 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 Komfylac Syrup, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Komfylac Syrup 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 Komfylac Syrup contains sugars.
  • Take Komfylac Syrup after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Komfylac Syrup related warnings
Special precautions for Komfylac Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Komfylac Syrup 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
Komfylac Syrup 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
Komfylac Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Komfylac Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Komfylac Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Komfylac Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Komfylac Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Komfylac Syrup?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Komfylac Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

Komfylac is stool softener, Komfylac is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative
It can be taken for constipation
In diabetic patients Komfylac may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
In diabetic patients Komfylac may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Komfylac is a non-digestible sugar
Komfylac is available over the counter
Komfylac does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Komfylac can cause bloating and wind (gas)
Komfylac 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
Komfylac contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Komfylac if you have intolerance to these sugars.
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