Swilax 5Mg Tablet
Swilax 5Mg Tablet is used as a stimulant laxative. It provides relief during constipation. It functions by stimulating the bowel muscles to help the stool come out.
On using Swilax 5Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as abdominal pain, fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea, muscle cramps, vomiting, rapid or irregular heartbeat, dizziness, mood disorders, swelling, skin rash and drowsiness. Should your reactions persist or become worse over time contact your health care provider right away.
Before using Swilax 5Mg Tablet inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Swilax 5Mg Tablet, if you have abdominal pain, constipation, you have issues swallowing without chewing, if you have any allergies to any foods, medicines or substances, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.
This medication needs to be taken by mouth with or without food. The dosage should be determined by your physician based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults is about 5-15 mg taken once-thrice orally per day. While taking this medication swallow it whole without crushing, chewing or breaking the tablet.
The primary use of this medicine is to treat:
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Lax 10mg tablet 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?Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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.
What is the onset of action?This medicine shows its action about 6-10 hours after the administration of this medicine.
How long is the duration of effect?This is yet to be estimated clinically.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendency was found.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Swilax 5Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?If you miss a dose of Bisacodyl, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
This medication falls under the category of 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 Alcohol
Interaction with Medicine
Interaction with Disease
Interaction with Food
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