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Smuth Suspension


Introduction

Smuth Suspension is a combination of stool-softening medicines used in the treatment of constipation.This prescription medicine helps in the easy passage of stools.

Smuth Suspension 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 effect is diarrhea. This is temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about these side effects. Lifestyle modifications like having a fiber-rich diet, increase fluid intake and regular exercise can help you to get better results. Before taking this medicine, You should also tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Smuth Suspension

Benefits of Smuth Suspension

In Constipation

Smuth Suspension 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 Smuth Suspension

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 Smuth

  • Diarrhea

How to use Smuth Suspension

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. Smuth Suspension is to be taken with food.

How Smuth Suspension works

Smuth Suspension is a combination of two laxatives (stool softeners): Milk of magnesia and liquid paraffin, which relieves constipation. Milk of magnesia works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, while liquid paraffin has lubricant properties which help retain water and fat in the stools. Together, they make the stool soft and slippery making it easier to pass.

Safety Advice

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

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL

Patient Concerns

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Spotted blood on my stools. No irregular bowel movements as such but slight constipation. Previously had mild piles and had it treated. Please advise.
Dr. Satyam S. Bhavsar
Physician
apply SMUTH CREAM three times a day for a week.
I have pain of piles with no bleeding. Kindly guide me.
Dr. Kamal Rijhwani
Physician
Apply smuth ointment and take combiflam
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FAQs

Q. What all should I tell my doctor before taking Smuth Suspension?

Before taking Smuth Suspension, inform your doctor about all the medical problems and medicines you are taking. Smuth Suspension should be used cautiously in patients with kidney problems. It should also be used with caution in pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Q. Can the use of Smuth Suspension cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Smuth Suspension can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice any signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without consulting your doctor.

Q. Will a higher than the recommended dose of Smuth Suspension be more effective?

No, taking a higher than the recommended dose may not be more effective, rather it may increase the chances of having serious side effects and toxicity. If the recommended doses do not relieve your symptoms or there is an increased severity of your symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Smuth Suspension?

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.

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References

  1. DailyMed. Magnesium hydroxide suspension. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Liquid Paraffin. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Magnesium hydroxide. London, UK: Omega Pharma Ltd.; 1999 [revised 9 Jul. 2013]. [Accessed 15 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Drugs.com. Liquid Paraffin. [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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Mercantile Chamber, 3rd Floor, 12, J.N. Heredia Marg, Ballard Estate, Mumbai – 400 001, India.
Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: October, 2021

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170 ml in 1 bottle
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