Lactifiber Granule 15gm

Constipation Rx required
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M.R.P.: Rs.32.00

What is LACTIFIBER?

  • LACTIFIBER contains Ispaghula and Lactitol
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What LACTIFIBER is used for?

It is used to,

  • treat constipation
  • treat acute and chronic portal systemic encephalopathy
  • help maintain normal bowel function in people with haemorrhoids (piles)

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Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Ispaghula and Lactitol or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • have a sudden change in bowel habit that has persisted for more than two weeks
  • are suffering from a blockage of the bowel (intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction)
  • have a weakness of the bowel wall (colonic atony)
  • have naturally occurring reduced gut motility
  • have difficulty in swallowing or any throat problems
  • have phenylketonuria
  • are suffering from an undiagnosed rectal bleeding and unable to pass stools
  • have ileostomy or colostomy
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • LACTIFIBER is not recommended in children below 5 years of age

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Tell your doctor if you are taking:

  • medicines which may cause constipation (e.g. codeine or morphine)
  • medicines used to treat diabetics (e.g. insulin)
  • medicines for thyroid problems
  • antacids
  • other drugs such as thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, carbenoxolone, amphotericin B, neomycin
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • LACTIFIBER is for oral use
  • LACTIFIBER should be taken at least 30 mins before or after taking other medicines and should not be taken immediately before going to sleep
  • Take one sachet in the morning and one in the evening, preferably after meals

If you take more LACTIFIBER

  • If you take more LACTIFIBER, talk to your doctor immediately

If you forget to take LACTIFIBER

  • If a dose is missed, do not take a double dose, just carry on with the next recommended dose

If you stop taking LACTIFIBER

  • Do not stop taking LACTIFIBER without talking to your doctor first
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Ispaghula

  • difficulty in breathing, wheezing or coughing, skin rash, itching
  • red or itchy eyes, runny or blocked nose
  • flatulence or bloating

Lactitol

  • abdominal discomforts such as flatulence, pain, cramps or sensation of fullness
  • nausea
  • anal pruritus

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Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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