Cremalax belongs to a class of medicines called laxatives. It is used to provide relief from constipation (a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces).
Q. What is Cremalax used for?
Cremalax is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation. Constipation is usually associated with hardened feces where there is difficulty in emptying the bowels. Cremalax works by stimulating the muscles in your colon to remove waste products from your body and also helps in softening of stools. It provides short-term relief from constipation caused due to any cause. Please consult your doctor for the right use and dose of Cremalax.
Q. Is Cremalax safe?
Cremalax is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. Is Cremalax a sulfa drug?
No, Cremalax is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and the working of the medicine are different from sulfa drugs.
Q. What does Cremalax do?
Cremalax provides relief from constipation (inability to pass stools and hardened stools) by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine) to move stools out of the body by stimulating the muscles of the colon and softening the stools. This brings an overnight relief from constipation.
Q. Does Cremalax work?
Yes, Cremalax is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).
Q. How fast does Cremalax work?
Cremalax provides overnight relief from constipation and helps the body return to its natural cycle.
Q. Is Cremalax effective in relieving constipation?
Cremalax is effective in relieving constipation if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Cremalax too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.