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TOTALAX SYRUP

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for TOTALAX SYRUP

Primary uses of TOTALAX SYRUP

Liver disease, Constipation
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Medicine Overview of Totalax Syrup

Uses of Totalax Syrup

TOTALAX SYRUP is used in liver disease and constipation. It may also be used to treats and prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic encephalopathy).

How to use Totalax 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. TOTALAX SYRUP may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Totalax Syrup works

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

In Depth Information on Totalax Syrup

Expert advice for Totalax Syrup

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

What if you miss a dose of Totalax Syrup?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Totalax Syrup

Frequently asked questions about Lactulose

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