Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Composition for Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

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15 soft gelatin capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Uses of Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule

Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Side effects of Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule

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Nausea, Headache, Dizziness, Palpitations, Edema, Dyspepsia, Abdominal pain, Abdominal distension, Increased sweating, Hot flushes, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Breathlessness.

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How to use Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule with food.

How Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule works

Lubowel 24mg soft gelatin capsule increases the secretion of fluids in the intestine, which in turn increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule

Expert advice for Lubowel Soft Gelatin Capsule

  • Lubiprostone should preferably be taken with meals to reduce symptoms of nausea.
  • Seek medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, breathlessness (dyspnea) or difficulty in breathing, chest pain, tightness in chest during treatment.
  • You should be thoroughly examined to confirm the absence of obstruction (e.g. gall stones, hernia, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, polyps, impacted bowel movement etc.) before starting lubiprostone treatment.
  • Lubiprostone is not recommended in children under 18 years of age.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is probably safe to use du
ring lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule al
ters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
SAFE
Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule is recommended.
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Liver
CAUTION
Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule should be used with cautio
n in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Lubowel 24mg Soft Gelatin Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Lubiprostone

No. Lubowel does not have a chemical structure or mechanism of action similar to steroids.

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Substitutes for Lubowel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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