SKILAX 5MG TAB
- Medicine Overview
Skilax 5mg Tablet
WHAT IS SKILAX 5MG?
The active ingredient of Skilax is Sulfolax which is a stool softening laxative given orally. It is a locally acting laxative. It works by helping the fat and water in the stool mass to soften the stool. By increasing the amount of water absorbed by the stool in the bowel, the stool becomes softer and easier to overcome.
WHAT ARE THE USES OF SKILAX 5MG?
Skilax is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Bowel evacuation
- Relieving occasional constipation and avoid dry, hard stools. It can also be used for other conditions specified by the doctor.
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF SKILAX 5MG?
Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Abdominal pain
- Loose motions
- Abdominal cramps
- Skin rash due to drug rejection
- Itching of skin
- Abdominal discomfort
- Swelling in eyes or lips
- Severe allergic rejection
WHEN NOT TO USE SKILAX 5MG?
- Children aged below 10 years
- First trimester of pregnancy
- Intestinal obstruction
- Acute surgical abdominal conditions like acute appendicitis,
- Intestinal obstruction,
- Acute inflammatory bowel diseases, and
- In severe dehydration.
- Rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance should not take this medicine.
- Known hypersensitivity to sodium picosulfate or any other component of the product.
WHAT ARE THE PRECAUTIONS OF SKILAX 5MG?
Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid excessive use
- Do not drive or operate machinery
- Do not take this drug on a daily basis for more than 5 days
- Do not use, if you have withdrawal symptoms of alcohol or benzodiazepine drugs
- Pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
WHAT ARE THE INTERACTIONS SKILAX 5MG?
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of skilax may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Skilax may interact with the following drugs and products:
WHAT IS THE DOSE OF SKILAX 5MG?
Skilax is usually given once each day. This is usually at bedtime. Give the medicine at about the same time each day so that this becomes part of your child’s routine, which will help you to remember. This medicine works best when the stomach is empty. However, if your child has an upset stomach, you can give it with a small amount of food.
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