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Composition for LEXATIN

Milk of Magnesia(11.25 ml),liquid paraffin(3.75 ml)

food interaction for LEXATIN

alcohol interaction for LEXATIN

pregnancy interaction for LEXATIN

lactation interaction for LEXATIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for LEXATIN

Milk of Magnesia(11.25 ml)

Uses

Milk of Magnesia is used in constipation.

How it works

Milk of Magnesia works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, that makes the stools soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Flushing, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Decreased white blood cell count
liquid paraffin(3.75 ml)

Uses

liquid paraffin is used in the treatment of constipation.

How it works

Liquid paraffin belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives. It works by softening the hard stools and thus relieves constipation. It also acts as an emollient (agent that softens or soothes the skin) that moisturizes dry skin, thereby relieving dryness and itching.

Common side effects

Lipoid pneumonia (inflammation of lungs due to lipids in bronchi)

SUBSTITUTES for LEXATIN

3 Substitutes
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  • CREMAFFIN MF PINK SYRUP
    (200 ML syrup in bottle)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 0.58/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 117
    pay 262% more per ML of syrup
  • CREMAFFIN MINT SYRUP
    (200 ML syrup in bottle)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 0.58/ML of syrup
    generic_icon
    Rs. 117
    pay 262% more per ML of syrup
  • CREMAFFIN MF PINK SYRUP
    (450 ML syrup in bottle)
    Abbott India Ltd
    Rs. 0.39/ML of syrup
    generic_icon
    Rs. 174
    pay 139% more per ML of syrup

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    MBBS, MD
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  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
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Expert advice for LEXATIN

  • Together with Milk of Magnesia, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Take Milk of Magnesia after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Milk of Magnesia 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 Milk of Magnesia contains sugars.
  • Avoid taking a Milk of Magnesia for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 February, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)