Mogilax 2mg Tablet

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Introduction

Mogilax 2mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of constipation. It increases the release of certain chemical that improves the movement of food inside the intestine and helps to increase gastric emptying of both liquid and solid.

Mogilax 2mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you're 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 doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are headache, nausea, and abdominal pain. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects. This medicine may cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration.

Before taking it, you should tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver diseases so that your doctor can prescribe a suitable dose for you. You should avoid this medicine if you are suffering from bleeding ulcers of the stomach. Consult with your doctor if are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Mogilax Tablet

Benefits of Mogilax Tablet

In Constipation

Mogilax 2mg Tablet helps to stimulate bowel movements. It increases the movement of the intestines, this helps empty your bowels and relieve constipation. Emptying of both solid and liquid wastes 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 Mogilax Tablet

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 Mogilax

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Mogilax Tablet

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. Mogilax 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Mogilax Tablet works

Mogilax 2mg Tablet is a selective 5-HT4 receptor agonist that has high intrinsic activity. It indirectly stimulates the release of acetylcholine, a chemical messenger that increases the motility of the intestine and treats even chronic (long-term) constipation very effectively.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Mogilax 2mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mogilax 2mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Mogilax 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Mogilax 2mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Mogilax 2mg Tablet may cause dizziness and tiredness, especially on the first day of treatment, and this may have an effect on driving and use of machines.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mogilax 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mogilax 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Mogilax 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mogilax 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Mogilax 2mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

What if you forget to take Mogilax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Mogilax 2mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Mogilax 2mg Tablet helps treat chronic constipation and improve bowel movements, when laxatives have failed to provide adequate relief.
  • It can be taken with or without food, at any time of the day.
  • It may cause diarrhea. Drink plenty of water and inform your doctor if it bothers you.
  • Inform your doctor if your constipation has not improved even after four weeks of taking this medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dihydrobenzofurancarboxamide Derivative {benzamides}
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Serotonin (5-HT4) receptor agonist-Prokinetic agent

Patient concerns

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FAQs

Q. How quickly does Mogilax 2mg Tablet work?

Mogilax 2mg Tablet has been found to act rapidly but the effect varies from person to person. This is because the response to a particular medication varies in every patient. Usually, the medicine generates a bowel movement within 2-3 hours. However, it may take about 4-5 days to show complete effect and rapid bowel movements.

Q. Is Mogilax 2mg Tablet safe in pregnancy?

No, Mogilax 2mg Tablet is not safe to be taken during pregnancy. There are few reported cases of spontaneous abortion that have been noted when given in pregnant women. There is little evidence of use of Mogilax 2mg Tablet in pregnant women. Therefore, its use during pregnancy should be avoided. It is important to consult your doctor before starting this medication.

Q. When should I take Mogilax 2mg Tablet?

Mogilax 2mg Tablet can be taken at any time of the day. Normally, it is taken orally with or without food once daily. The exact dosage of this medication is to be decided by your prescribing physician. Usually, it is taken as 2 milligrams per day.

Q. Can Mogilax 2mg Tablet cause gastroparesis?

Mogilax 2mg Tablet has been proven to be beneficial in cases of gastroparesis and constipation. Gastroparesis is a condition where there is reduced movement of the gut that leads to delayed emptying of the stomach and constipation. Generally, this occurs in conditions like diabetes or after surgery.

Q. When should I avoid taking Mogilax 2mg Tablet?

You should avoid taking Mogilax 2mg Tablet if you are allergic to it. It should also be avoided if you have a tear in your stomach or intestinal wall, a bowel blockage or inflammatory conditions of the intestinal wall like Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. Always consult your doctor before starting the medication. The doctor should be informed about any ongoing medication and conditions you have.

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