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Background and Date of Approval
Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules belong to the therapeutic class of bulk-forming laxatives.
Mechanism of Action of undefined
Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules are made from ispaghula husk, a natural fiber that absorbs water and swells in the intestines. When taken with water or juice, the ispaghula husk swells and forms a gelatinous substance. This gelatinous substance helps to soften stool and makes it easier to pass.
Uses of undefined
Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules are a bulk-forming laxative used to treat constipation. This helps to soften stool and make it easier to pass. It also treats other conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and diverticulitis.
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Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules are a laxative that is taken orally. It is available in the form of a powder that is mixed with water or juice to form a gel-like substance.
Warnings, Precautions and Side Effects of undefined
Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules can worsen the condition and lead to serious complications. This can cause an allergic reaction, which can be life-threatening. It can cause side effects such as bloating, gas, abdominal cramps, and loose stools.
Do not take Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules if you have a bowel obstruction or other serious bowel condition. if you experience severe side effects, stop taking it and talk to your doctor.
Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules can cause mild side effects such as bloating, gas, abdominal cramps, and loose stools. In rare cases, it can cause more serious side effects such as allergic reactions, bowel obstruction, and esophageal obstruction.
Word Of Advice
Do not take Lactitol Monohydrate+ Ispaghula husk granules if you have a bowel obstruction or any other serious bowel condition. Do not take it if you are allergic to ispaghula husk. Talk to your doctor before taking this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking any other medications. Drink plenty of fluids throughout the day when taking this medication. Avoid taking it within 2 hours of taking other medications, as it may interfere with their absorption. If you are experiencing severe constipation, talk to your doctor, as it may not be effective for treating it.
Frequently Asked Question
- Ck Kokate, AP Purohit, SB Gokhale, Pharmacognosy, Carbohydrates, and Derived Products, 55th edition, 2018, 8.27.
- Amit Maydeo; Lactitol or lactulose in the treatment of chronic constipation: the result of a systematic; Journal of the Indian Medical Association; Published on Nov 2010; Accessed on 16th August 023; https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21510584/
- Larry E. Miller et al. Efficacy and tolerance of lactitol supplementation for adult constipation: a systematic review and meta-analysis; Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology; Published on 12th July 2014; Accessed on 16th August 2023; https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25050074
The drug information on this page is not a substitute for medical advice, it is meant for educational purposes only. For further details, consult your doctor about your medical condition to know if you can receive this treatment.