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Lax Suspension

Hema Laboratories

Composition for Lax Suspension

Primary uses of Lax Suspension

Liver disease, Constipation
MRP
99
170 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Lax Suspension

Uses of Lax Suspension

Lax Suspension is used in liver disease and constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

How to use Lax Suspension

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. Lax Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lax Suspension works

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

In Depth Information on Lax Suspension

Expert advice for Lax Suspension

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

What if you miss a dose of Lax Suspension?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lax Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

Q. Is Lax a stool softener, stimulant laxative?
Lax is stool softener, Lax is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative
Q. Can I take Lax for constipation?
It can be taken for constipation
Q. Is Lax safe for diabetics?
In diabetic patients Lax may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Lax increase blood sugar?
In diabetic patients Lax may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Lax contain sugar?
Lax is a non-digestible sugar
Q. Is Lax over the counter?
Lax is available over the counter
Q. Is Lax fattening (makes you fat), cause wind (gas), cause weight loss and bloating?
Lax does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Lax can cause bloating and wind (gas)
Q. Is Lax gluten free?
Lax is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. How long can I take Lax?
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
Q. Does Lax contain lactose?
Lax contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Lax if you have intolerance to these sugars.

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