Osolac 3.325gm Syrup

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Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries

Composition for Osolac 3.325gm Syrup

Primarily used for

68.75
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Osolac Syrup

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Uses of Osolac Syrup

Osolac 3.325gm Syrup is used in constipation.
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Side effects of Osolac Syrup

Common

Dehydration.

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How to use Osolac Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Osolac 3.325gm Syrup at a fixed time.

How Osolac Syrup works

Osolac 3.325gm syrup works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Osolac Syrup

Expert advice for Osolac Syrup

  • Avoid taking a Osolac 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 Osolac, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Osolac 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 Osolac contains sugars.
  • Take Osolac after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Osolac 3.325gm Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Osolac 3.325gm Syrup 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.
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Lactation
Osolac 3.325gm Syrup is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Osolac 3.325gm Syrup does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Osolac 3.325gm Syrup is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Osolac 3.325gm Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Osolac 3.325gm Syrup is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Osolac 3.325gm Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Osolac 3.325gm Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Lactulose

Osolac is stool softener, Osolac is not a stimulant laxative it is a hyperosmotic laxative
It can be taken for constipation
In diabetic patients Osolac may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
In diabetic patients Osolac may increase the blood sugar, make you feel confused, drowsy, or thirsty. Always consult your doctor before use
Osolac is a non-digestible sugar
Osolac is available over the counter
Osolac does not cause weight gain or weight loss. Osolac can cause bloating and wind (gas)
Osolac is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
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
Osolac contains lactose, galactose, and small amounts of fructose. Do not take Osolac if you have intolerance to these sugars.
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