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Laxicon Sg Capsule

Manufacturer: Stadmed Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Docusate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Laxicon Sg Capsule helps treat constipation and makes stool soft and less hard. Thus, Laxicon Sg Capsule essentially works as a stool softener, and ads in water as well as fat into the stool to make it softer.

It is important to provide your medical practitioner with a full medical history, before you begin the treatment course. Give him a list of allergies, any health problems you currently have and if you are seeking medication for any of them. Tell him if you have experienced obstruction in bowel movements or suffer from abdominal pain, vomiting and bleeding of the rectum.

The drug should be taken orally either with a meal or without. You can drink water to gulp it down. Ensure you take in plenty of fluids when on this drug. You may expect a bowel movement in about a day or two after taking Laxicon Sg Capsule.

As in the case of all medicines, Laxicon Sg Capsule too results in a few side effects such as gas, bad taste in the mouth, diarrhea, bloating, irritation of the throat and cramping.

Although these side effects are quite minor, if they do not go away or become worse, be sure to get in touch with your medical adviser and seek proper treatment.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Laxicon sg capsule.
  • 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 Docusate, 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.

This medicine is used for treating constipation by stimulating bowel movement. It is basically a laxative that helps the stool to absorb water thereby making it soft and easy to pass through the bowel. The laxative molecule of docusate affects the intestinal mucosa and release endogenous prostaglandins from the intestine. This with several other mechanisms, the faeces are made softer to pass through.

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