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Laxopeg Kid Powder for Oral Solution

Manufacturer: Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Polyethelene Glycol
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a polyether compound with many applications from industrial manufacturing to medicine. This medication is used to treat occasional constipation. It works by holding water in the stool to soften the stool and increases the number of bowel movements. It is known as an osmotic-type laxative.This medication is also available without a prescription. If you are taking this medication for self-treatment, it is important to read the manufacturer's package instructions carefully so you know when to consult your doctor or pharmacist. This medication is usually taken by oral route of administration, once daily.

There is no serious side effects are there for this medication but nausea, abdominal cramping, or gas may occur. Inform your doctor right away if you have excessive number of bowel movements, persistent diarrhea, severe or persistent stomach/ abdominal pain, bloody shots, or rectal bleeding while using this medication.A very serious allergic reactions to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.

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?

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

    Laxopeg Kid Powder for Oral Solution may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Laxopeg Kid Powder for Oral Solution should be used with caution during lactation. \nBreast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Laxopeg Kid Powder for Oral Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is limited information available on the use of Laxopeg Kid Powder for Oral Solution in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

This medication behaves as a thickener and osmotic agent which acts as a laxative by osmotically drawing water into the stool, making the stool bulky which stimulates intestinal peristalsis and stool is passed easily.

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PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
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