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Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is a combination medicine used in the treatment of constipation. It works by softening the stools that helps in the easy passage of stools.

Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is taken with food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are 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 healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects are flatulence, bloating and stomach cramps. 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. Lifestyle modifications like having fiber-rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results. Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Optifiber Powder

Benefits of Optifiber Powder

In Constipation

Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder helps to stimulate bowel movements. It increases the movement of the intestines, this helps empty your bowels and relieve constipation. It 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 Optifiber Powder

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 Optifiber

  • Bloating
  • Stomach cramp
  • Flatulence

How to use Optifiber Powder

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is to be taken with food.

How Optifiber Powder works

Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is a combination of two medicines: Lactitol and Ispaghula, which relieves constipation. They work by different mechanisms to absorb water into the intestine and make the stool soft and easier to pass.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
SAFE
Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder?

Keep this medicine in the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How to take Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder?

Take Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder exactly as your doctor tells you to, or as directed on the pack. Pour a scoop of granules (15g) into a glass of water (about 150 ml), stir well, and then drink the liquid as soon as possible.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder?

The use of Optifiber 10gm/3.5gm Powder is considered to harmful for patients with known allergy to any of its components or excipients. Its use should be avoided in patients with chronic constipation or intestinal obstruction.

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References

  1. ScienceDirect. Lactitol. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. European Medicine Agency. Ispaghula; 2013. [Accessed 12 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer Address

D-502, Laxmi Narayan, Thane (W), Thane - 400610, Maharashtra INDIA
MRP
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