Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet
Dulcoflex tablet works like a stimulant laxative to give relief during constipation. It stimulates the intestinal mucosa of the colon to induce bowel movement through colon peristalsis.
The dosage of this drug depends on the medical history and the existing condition under treatment. Generally, the adult dose varies between 5 mg and 15 mg daily. The medication may be administered with or without food.
Follow the doctor's advice with regards to the duration of use. Before being prescribed this drug ensure that the patient has no allergies to the components of the medication.
Dulcoflex is primarily used for the following condition:
Is It safe with alcohol?
This drug is not known to interact with alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Administration of this drug is not recommended for pregnant women unless absolutely necessary.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Use of this medication by lactating women is absolutely safe.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
It does not affect a person’s ability to drive.
Does this affect kidney function?
It does not affect the functioning of the kidneys.
Does this affect liver function?
This drug has no harmful effect on the liver.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?
It is best to skip the missed dose of this medication.
Are there any overdose instructions?
Overdose of this drug may result in aggravated side effects that must be immediately reported to the doctor.
It is a stimulant laxative which intestinal enzymes and enteric bacteria hydrolyze to create an active metabolite. This induces colon peristalsis acting directly on the intestinal mucosa of the colon to clear the intestines before tests or to treat constipation.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet has no interaction with other pre-existing diseases.
Interaction with Medicine
Drugs like Lactulose, Calcium carbonate and Magnesium carbonate interact with this medication.
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