Phenolphthalein is used to treat incomplete and infrequent bowel movement. In such cases, it is used to empty the bowels. Hence, it is said to be a laxative.
Inform your doctor if you are pregnant. Your dosage will depend on the medical condition for which you are undergoing treatment, any other medical conditions you may have, any other medicines you may be taking, your response to this treatment, your height, your weight, your gender and your age. If used over a prolonged period of time, it can cause imbalances in your body’s electrolyte levels, weakness, and an increased incidence of falls.
Side effects of this medication which can be seen in a patient are:
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this medication.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding women are advised to take proper care with this medication.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This medication is used as a laxative and works by affecting the level of cellular calcium influx in the body. It reduces the level of cellular calcium by increasing the production of two enzymes thrombin and thapsigargin in the body.
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