Smuth Capsule

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₹12.75/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Smuth Capsule

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Uses of Docusate

Docusate is used in the treatment of Constipation.
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Side effects of Docusate

Common

Abdominal pain.

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How to use Docusate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Smuth Capsule works

Docusate is a laxative that works by increasing the amount of water the stool absorbs in the gut, making the stool softer and easier to pass..
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Uses of Calcium Dobesilate

Calcium Dobesilate is used in the treatment of Piles and Varicose veins.
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Side effects of Calcium Dobesilate

Common

Allergic reaction.

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How to use Calcium Dobesilate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Smuth Capsule works

Calcium dobesilate works on the walls of the small vessel and decreases their leakage and fragility. It also improves blood flow by decreasing viscosity/thickness of blood.

In Depth Information on Smuth Capsule

Expert advice for Docusate

  • Together with Docusate, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  • Avoid taking a Docusate for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Take Docusate after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • A Docusate should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
  • Docusate may be taken with milk or fruit juice to improve the flavor. 
Warnings
Special precautions for Smuth Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Smuth Capsule should be used with caution during lactation.
Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Smuth Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Smuth Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Smuth Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Smuth Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Docusate

Q. Is Docusate sodium the same as Colace?
Yes, Docusate sodium is the same as Colace
Q. Is Docusate sodium addictive/cause dependency?
Docusate is addictive and leads to dependency when used for a long time
Q. Is Docusate sodium gluten free?
Docusate sodium is gluten free
Q. Is Docusate sodium safe for long term use?
Long-term use of Docusate sodium leads to dependency. Prolonged use interferes with normal bowel function
Q. How long can I take Docusate sodium for?
Docusate sodium should be taken for the duration recommended by the doctor depending on the severity of the condition
Q. Does docusate sodium cause water retention?
Docusate causes water retention so that the water is absorbed by the stools in the gut making the stool softer and easier to pass
Q. Does Docusate sodium raise blood pressure?
Docusate sodium does not raise blood pressure.
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