LAAX Tab

LAAX Tab

64.00

Rate is per strip (1*10 Tab)

COMPOSITION
Sodium Picosulfate 10mg.

Availability: 1000 in stock

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LAAX TABLET contains Sodium picosulfate which belongs to the group of medicines called Laxatives. It is used for short term relief of functional constipation. Constipation is defined as fewer than three bowel movements a week, stools that are hard, dry, lumpy, difficult or painful to pass.
Your doctor might advise to take rich fibre diet, more fluid intake, and do regular exercise. LAAX TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with acute liver failure, severe dehydration, ileus, gastrointestinal obstruction, gastrointestinal ulceration or perforation.
It is also not recommended if you have appendicitis, acute inflammatory bowel diseases, severe abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting, sudden/severe abdominal pain just before intake, undiagnosed rectal bleeding.
LAAX TABLET should be used with caution in patients with kidney, heart disease, recent gastro-intestinal surgery, inflammatory bowel disease. Contact your doctor before taking. LAAX TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnancy and breastfeeding women unless it is clearly necessary.
LAAX TABLET is not recommended for use in children under 10 years of age. LAAX TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. The most common side effects of taking LAAX TABLET are diarrhoea, abdominal pain, cramps, or discomfort. Do consult your physician if any of the side effects worsen.

USES OF LAAX TABLET
• Used to treat short-term relief of functional constipation

HOW LAAX TABLET WORKS
LAAX TABLET works by increasing the mucosa of the large intestine and rectum. Which in turn increases its motility (movement), accumulation of water, hence softening the stool and stimulating defecation (emptying of bowel).

DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take LAAX TABLET as advised by your doctor. Swallow the whole medicine with glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of medicine depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF LAAX TABLET
COMMON
• diarrhoea
• abdominal pain, cramps or discomfort

UNCOMMON
• nausea
• vomiting

RARE
• hypersensitivity (such as angioneurotic oedema and skin reactions)
Stop taking LAAX TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:
• severe allergic reaction (symptoms include rash, swelling of skin, mouth, face leading to swallowing or breathing difficulties)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Stomach pain:
Try to rest and relax. Eat small meals but take frequently. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. Contact your doctor if the stomach pain doesn’t improve.
Diarrhoea:
Drink plenty of water or fruit juices to keep yourself hydrated. Don’t take any medicine on your own for treating diarrhoea. Contact your doctor if diarrhoea worsen.

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