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Laxivent Oral Suspension


Product introduction

Laxivent Oral Suspension is a combination of stool-softening medicines used in the treatment of constipation. It helps in the easy passage of stools and reduces discomfort.

Laxivent Oral Suspension 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 effect is diarrhea. This is temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about these side effects. Lifestyle modifications like having a fiber-rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results. Before taking this medicine, You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Laxivent Oral Suspension

Benefits of Laxivent Oral Suspension

In Treatment of Constipation

Laxivent Oral Suspension helps to stimulate bowel movements. It increases the movement of the intestines, this helps empty your bowels and relieve constipation. It relieves the pain and discomfort caused due to constipation and improves your quality of life. Eat more high-fiber foods including fruit and vegetables and drink plenty of water to prevent constipation from happening.

Side effects of Laxivent Oral Suspension

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Laxivent

  • Diarrhea

How to use Laxivent Oral 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. Laxivent Oral Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Laxivent Oral Suspension works

Laxivent Oral Suspension is a combination of two laxatives (stool softeners): Milk of magnesia and liquid paraffin, which relieves constipation. Milk of magnesia works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, while liquid paraffin has lubricant properties which help retain water and fat in the stools. Together, they make the stool soft and slippery making it easier to pass.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Laxivent Oral Suspension. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Laxivent Oral Suspension during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Laxivent Oral Suspension during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Laxivent Oral Suspension does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxivent Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Laxivent Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxivent Oral Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Laxivent Oral Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Laxivent Oral Suspension?

If you miss a dose of Laxivent Oral Suspension, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Laxivent Oral Suspension is prescribed for short-term relief from constipation.
  • Take it at least 2 hours after taking other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Sometimes certain medicines like iron tablets, antibiotics might cause constipation. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of them.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach disorders such as appendicitis or a blockage in your bowel.
  • Do not take any other laxative along with Laxivent Oral Suspension without consulting your doctor.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent constipation from happening:
    1. Eat more fiber in your diet. Recommended daily intake is 20-35g.
    2. Drink 8-10 glasses of water per day.
    3. Exercise regularly at least 3 times per week.
    4. Do not hold in stool as that can worsen bowel issues.
  • Laxivent Oral Suspension is prescribed for short-term relief from constipation.
  • Take it at least 2 hours after taking other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Sometimes certain medicines like iron tablets, antibiotics might cause constipation. Inform your doctor if you are taking any of them.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of stomach disorders such as appendicitis or a blockage in your bowel.
  • Do not take any other laxative along with Laxivent Oral Suspension without consulting your doctor.
  • Some healthy tips to prevent constipation from happening:
    1. Eat more fiber in your diet. Recommended daily intake is 20-35g.
    2. Drink 8-10 glasses of water per day.
    3. Exercise regularly at least 3 times per week.
    4. Do not hold in stool as that can worsen bowel issues.

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FAQs

Q. What all should I tell my doctor before taking Laxivent Oral Suspension?

Before taking Laxivent Oral Suspension, inform your doctor about all the medical problems and medicines you are taking. Laxivent Oral Suspension should be used cautiously in patients with kidney problems. It should also be used with caution in pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Q. Can the use of Laxivent Oral Suspension cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Laxivent Oral Suspension can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Laxivent Oral Suspension be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Laxivent Oral Suspension?

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.

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References

  1. DailyMed. Magnesium hydroxide suspension. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Liquid Paraffin. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Magnesium hydroxide. London, UK: Omega Pharma Ltd.; 1999 [revised 9 Jul. 2013]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Liquid Paraffin. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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