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Composition for NORMOSYS

Polycarbophil(500 mg)

food interaction for NORMOSYS

alcohol interaction for NORMOSYS

pregnancy interaction for NORMOSYS

lactation interaction for NORMOSYS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Normosys 500mg tablet with food.
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 NORMOSYS

Polycarbophil(500 mg)

Uses

Normosys 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.

How it works

Normosys 500mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called bulk-forming laxatives. It acts by increasing the water content of stool in the intestine, making the stool softer and easing its movement.

Common side effects

Flatulence, Stomach pain

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Expert advice for NORMOSYS

  • Together with Polycarbophil, 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 Polycarbophil 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 Polycarbophil after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Polycarbophil should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Do not try to swallow Polycarbophil in the dry form. It should be taken with full glass  of water or fruit juice.

Frequently asked questions for NORMOSYS

Polycarbophil

Q.Is polycarbophil safe?
Polycarbophil is safe when used at prescribed dose and duration as recommended doctor

Q.Is calcium polycarbophil a soluble fiber?
Polycarbophil is insoluble in water.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 January, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)