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Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup is a medicine used to treat constipation. It is a laxative and helps you empty your bowels. It works by increasing movement in the intestine and provides relief from constipation.

Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup should be taken in a dose as advised by your doctor and take it at a fixed time at night. You should not use this medicine for more than a few days unless your doctor tells you to. Some lifestyle changes can help with constipation, for example eating more fibre in foods such as fruit, vegetables and cereals, drinking plenty of fluids and taking regular exercise.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine are headache, nausea and vomiting. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days. If they persist, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

Before using this medicine you should tell your doctor if you have a blockage in your bowel, upset stomach or your bowel movements have been different for more than two weeks. 

Uses of Laxe Syrup

Side effects of Laxe Syrup

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea

How to use Laxe 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. Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Laxe Syrup works

Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup is a laxative. It works by increasing the movement of the intestines, thereby facilitating the passage of stool.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Laxe Syrup?

If you miss a dose of Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Together with Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup, taking a fiber-rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Avoid taking a Laxe 5mg/5ml 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. 
  • Take Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Laxe 5mg/5ml Syrup should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.

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FAQs

Q. What is Laxe?

Laxe belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives. It is used to provide relief from constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces).

Q. What is Laxe used for?

Laxe is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces). Laxe works by stimulating the muscles in your bowel to remove waste products from your body and also helps in softening of stools. It helps in the short term relief of constipation due to any cause. Please consult your doctor for the right use and dose of Laxe.

Q. Is Laxe safe?

Yes. Laxe is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Laxe a sulfa drug?

Laxe is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Laxe are different from sulfa drugs.

Q. What does Laxe do?

Laxe provides relief from constipation (inability to pass stools and hardened stools) by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine) to move stools out of the body by stimulating the muscles of the bowel and softening the stools. This brings an overnight relief from constipation.

Q. Does Laxe work?

Yes, Laxe is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).

Q. How fast does Laxe work?

Laxe provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.

Q. Is Laxe effective in relieving constipation?

Yes. Laxe is effective to relieve constipation if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

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