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Composition for Safex Liquid

Primary uses of Safex Liquid

MRP
81.25
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Safex Liquid

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Uses of Safex Liquid

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

Common

Dehydration.

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How to use Safex Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Safex Liquid may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Safex Liquid works

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

In Depth Information on Safex Liquid

Expert advice for Safex Liquid

  • Avoid taking a Safex Liquid 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 Safex Liquid, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • A Safex Liquid 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 Safex Liquid contains sugars.
  • Take Safex Liquid after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
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Safex Liquid related warnings
Special precautions for Safex Liquid
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Safex Liquid 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
Safex Liquid 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
Safex Liquid does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Safex Liquid is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Safex Liquid may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Safex Liquid is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Safex Liquid may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Safex Liquid?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Safex Liquid

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

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

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