FAQs ABOUT COLAX
Can I drive after taking COLAX?
Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizziness or fainting after taking COLAX. Consult your doctor for advice before taking COLAX in how to manage this effect.
Can I stop taking COLAX if my symptoms subside?
Though the symptoms of constipation subside, do not stop taking COLAX unless recommended by your doctor. If you stop taking suddenly it may worsen the pre-existing symptom or the condition might recur.
What to do If I forget to take a dose of COLAX?
If you forget to take a dose of COLAX, take it as soon as you remember. However, omit the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for a forgotten dose.
Can COLAX cause loose stools?
Diarrhea or loose stools are common side effects of taking COLAX. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of water or fruit juices. Consult your doctor immediately if the symptom worsens or persists for prolonged time.
Is COLAX safe for use in patients with impaired kidney function?
COLAX should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases. Your doctor may adjust the dose or select a suitable alternative depending upon kidney function. Consult your doctor before taking COLAX.
Can COLAX be used for long term?
The use of COLAX for long-term causes severe diarrhea, stomach pain, low potassium levels, secondary hyperaldosteronism, kidney stone, kidney tubular damage, metabolic alkalosis, and muscle weakness, etc. Consult your doctor or visit the nearby hospital immediately if the symptoms worsen.