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Primary uses of Laxium Liquid

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Medicine Overview of Laxium Liquid

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Uses of Laxium Liquid

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

Common

Dehydration.

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How to use Laxium Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Laxium Liquid may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Laxium Liquid works

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

In Depth Information on Laxium Liquid

Expert advice for Laxium Liquid

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

What if you miss a dose of Laxium Liquid?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Laxium Liquid

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

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

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