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Safax Solution

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Composition for Safax Solution

Primary uses of Safax Solution

MRP
79
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Safax Solution

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Uses of Safax Solution

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

Common

Dehydration.

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How to use Safax Solution

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

How Safax Solution works

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

In Depth Information on Safax Solution

Expert advice for Safax Solution

  • Avoid taking a Safax 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 Safax, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Safax 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 Safax contains sugars.
  • Take Safax after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Safax Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Safax Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Safax 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.
Lactation
Safax Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Safax Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Safax Solution is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Safax Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Safax Solution is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Safax Solution may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Safax Solution?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Safax Solution

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

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