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Carbocium 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Ajanta Pharma Ltd
Medicine composition: Polycarbophil
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Carbocium 10Mg Tablet is used for the control, treatment and prevention of constipation, diarrhoea, and certain gastrointestinal disorders. It works by increasing water retention in the kidney, which in turn increases water content in the stools, thus making it easier to pass the stool.

Do not take Carbocium 10Mg Tablet if you are allergic to any of the ingredients present in it. Before using Carbocium 10Mg Tablet tell your doctor if you are using any prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, or other herbal and dietary pills and supplements, if you are pregnant and/or breastfeeding, or if you have any upcoming surgeries. Also let your doctor know your history of medical problems, pre-existing diseases and current health conditions.

Carbocium 10Mg Tablet is available in oral tablet form which has to be taken by mouth, and should be taken in doses prescribed by the doctor. Dosage depends on conditions such as medical condition, diet, age, and counteraction with other medicines.

Possible side effects of Carbocium 10Mg Tablet include gas, stomach cramps, stomach pain, bloating, and rectal bleeding. Generally, these side effects should go away on their own after a limited period of time. In case the side effects fail to go away, you need to consult your doctor immediately. If you experience side effects other than the ones listed above, you need to contact your doctor for immediate medical assistance.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Polycarbophil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Carbocium 10Mg Tablet also called bulk-forming laxative. It enhances the volume of the stool, which leads to better motion of the intestines. It also increases the amount of fliud in the stool so that it can be passed easily.

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