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Nostipan Solution

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Composition for Nostipan Solution

Primary uses of Nostipan Solution

Liver disease, Constipation
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Medicine Overview of Nostipan Solution

Uses of Nostipan Solution

Nostipan Solution is used in liver disease and constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

How to use Nostipan Solution

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Nostipan Solution works

Nostipan Solution works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Nostipan Solution

Expert advice for Nostipan Solution

  • Avoid taking a Nostipan Solution for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Together with Nostipan Solution, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Nostipan Solution 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 Nostipan Solution contains sugars.
  • Take Nostipan Solution after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Nostipan Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Nostipan Solution
No interaction found/established
Nostipan Solution is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Nostipan Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Nostipan Solution?uses

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

Patient Concerns

User Submitted Feedback For Nostipan Solution

Frequently asked questions about Nostipan Solution

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

Q. Is Nostipan a stool softener, stimulant laxative?
Nostipan is stool softener, Nostipan is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative
Q. Can I take Nostipan for constipation?
It can be taken for constipation
Q. Is Nostipan safe for diabetics?
In diabetic patients Nostipan may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Nostipan increase blood sugar?
In diabetic patients Nostipan may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Nostipan contain sugar?
Nostipan is a non-digestible sugar
Q. Is Nostipan over the counter?
Nostipan is available over the counter
Q. Is Nostipan fattening (makes you fat), cause wind (gas), cause weight loss and bloating?
Nostipan does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Nostipan can cause bloating and wind (gas)
Q. Is Nostipan gluten free?
Nostipan is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Q. How long can I take Nostipan?
Please consult your doctor for dose and duration required
Q. Can I take lactulose with antibiotics, omeprazole, Senokot, Fybogel, warfarin, iron tablets, senna, paracetamol, Gaviscon?
Lactulose may interact with antibiotics, omeprazole, and Gaviscon/calcium carbonate. Senokot/senna, Fybogel/ispaghula when taken with lactulose may result in diarrhea. No interactions have been observed when lactulose is taken with warfarin, iron tablets, and paracetamol
Q. Does Nostipan contain lactose?
Nostipan contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Nostipan if you have intolerance to these sugars.

Substitutes for Nostipan Solution

Laxopeg Syrup
Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹1.04/ml of Syrup
save 16%
Smulax Liquid
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹1.05/ml of Liquid
save 16%
₹1.08/ml of Solution
save 13%
Purolac Syrup
Navil Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹1.42/ml of Syrup
14% costlier
Purolac Syrup
Navil Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹1.28/ml of Syrup
3% costlier
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