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Laxofit Syrup


Overview

Introduction

Laxofit 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.

Laxofit 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 Laxofit Syrup

Side effects of Laxofit Syrup

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Nausea

How to use Laxofit 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. Laxofit Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Laxofit Syrup works

Laxofit 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 Laxofit Syrup.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Laxofit 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
Laxofit 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 Laxofit 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 Laxofit Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Laxofit Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Laxofit Syrup?

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

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Quick Tips

  • Together with Laxofit 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 Laxofit 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 Laxofit Syrup after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Laxofit Syrup should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.

Patient Concerns

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I have pain in my lower abdomen ma inly both the hypogstrium, difficulty starting the urine and bladder emptying, I also have constipation, and low grade fever I got my Kft, urine microscopy and culture&sensitivity all of which came back normal, i also went and got PSA(Total) for which the value was I am really concerned, I am a 4th year MBBS student and my exams are approaching and i cant concentrate.
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
for constipation take syrup DUphalac 10 ml in night
Constipation problem please suggest any syrup
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Paediatrics
Please consult Pediatrician (child Dr). Pediatrician will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. Dr. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause Dr. will prescribe you treatment.
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FAQs

Q. What is Laxofit?

Laxofit 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 Laxofit used for?

Laxofit is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces). Laxofit 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 Laxofit.

Q. Is Laxofit safe?

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

Q. Is Laxofit a sulfa drug?

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

Q. What does Laxofit do?

Laxofit 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 Laxofit work?

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

Q. How fast does Laxofit work?

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

Q. Is Laxofit effective in relieving constipation?

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

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