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Overview

Introduction

Laxapot Powder is a combination medicine used in the treatment of constipation. It works by softening the stools that helps in the easy passage of stools.

Laxapot Powder is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are flatulence, bloating and stomach cramps. These are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. Lifestyle modifications like having fiber-rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Laxapot Powder

Side effects of Laxapot Powder

Common
  • Bloating
  • Stomach cramp
  • Flatulence

How to use Laxapot Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Laxapot Powder is to be taken with food.

How Laxapot Powder works

Laxapot Powder is a combination of two medicines: Lactitol and Ispaghula, which relieves constipation. They work by different mechanisms to absorb water into the intestine and make 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 Laxapot Powder. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Laxapot Powder during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Laxapot Powder during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Laxapot Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxapot Powder is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Laxapot Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxapot Powder is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Laxapot Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Laxapot?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How to take Laxapot?

Take Laxapot exactly as your doctor tells you to, or as directed on the pack. Pour a scoop of granules (15g) into a glass of water (about 150 ml), stir well, and then drink the liquid as soon as possible.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Laxapot?

The use of Laxapot is considered to harmful for patients with known allergy to any of its components or excipients. Its use should be avoided in patients with chronic constipation or intestinal obstruction.

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References
  1. ScienceDirect. Lactitol. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. Ispaghula; 2013. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Vidakem Lifesicence Pvt Ltd, "PARAS",7-Vidyanagar Society,Part-III, Opp.Vidyanagar School, Usmanpura, Ahmedabad-Gujarat, India,
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