PHYTOLAX №20 tab
PHARMACOTHERAPEUTIC GROUP: Laxative agent.
COMPOSITION: Active substance: Dry extract of Phytolax – 0,25 gram (Is made on the base of senna leaves, cortex of rhamnus and liquorices roots); Aiding substances: magnesium carbonate, calcium stearate, starch, polyvinylpyrrolidone, saccharose; aerosil, titanium dioxide, green color.
Dry extract of Phytolax compounds from anthraglycosides: emodyn, criosphinx acid, glucofrangulin, frangulin and etc, also saponins glycyrrhizin.
PHARMACOLOGICAL OPERATION: By the subjection of intestine enzyme and bacteria is implemented hydrolysis of anthraglycosides and saponins. The formed products strengthen colonic propulsion; it doesn’t irritate intestine mucous cover. Because of hydrolysis’ slow process, laxative effect is developed only in colonic propulsion after 8-10 hours from taking the pill; composition of liquorices saponins in the preparation gives anti-inflammation, intestine mucous cover protective, spasmolytic operation.
INDICATION: IT IS USED IN COMPLEX THERAPY, AS AN AID MEAN:
· Spastic colitis;
· Atonic constipation;
· Hemorrhoids (for regulation of intestine);
· Clefts of rectum.
The preparation is recommended at time of chronic constipation that is
frequently characterized for sitting persons.
ADMINISTRATION AND DOSAGE RULE: 1 or 2 tablet in the evening before sleep.
Longterm usage of the medicine causes adaptation, so it is necessary to increase the dose or alternate with different laxative preparation periodically.
SIDE EFFECTS: Taking high doses of the preparation for a long time may cause:
· Intensified hyperemia of little pelvic organs;
· Hypokalemia, demineralization (that is why, it is preferable to take potassium containing preparation or potassium enriched food for restoring the balance);
· In pregnant women it may cause miscarriage.
SPECIAL INDICATIONS: You should begin taking preparation with one tablet a day, increase of dose till 2 tablet in a day is desirable in case of insufficient effect.
If there reveals side effects during taking preparation, you should contact with the doctor for symptomatic treatment.
OVERDOSAGE: Overdose can cause discomfort in the abdomen, tenesme, vomiting and diarrhea.
Treatment is symptomatic.
· Additional sensitivity towards the component of the preparation;
· Intestine impassability;
PREGNANCY AND LACTATION PERIOD: The drug is not recommended during pregnancy and lactation period.
INTERECATION WITH OTHER TREATING PREPARATIONS: No data available.
EFFECTS ON ABILITY TO DRIVE AND USE MACHINES: No effect on control of vehicles and other machinery.
PRODUCTION FORM: 10 tablets on the blister, 2 blisters in the box.
STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store at 15-25ºC temperature in a dark, dry place and keep away from children.
It is forbidden to use the preparation after the term expires or having defects after the visual inspection.
ISSUE: III group of a pharmaceutical product – issued without prescription.
SHELF-LIFE: 3 years.
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