Duolax

Duolax100 ml

Oral Emulsion

Magnesium Hydroxide + Liquid Paraffin

Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Product Code : 5375
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Medicine overview

Indications of Duolax 100 ml

This preparation is indicated in- Constipation Hyperacidity with constipation Anorectal disorder Post-operative constipation Constipation associated with chronic cholecystitis Hernia

Theropeutic Class

Antacid with laxative action

Pharmacology

This is a dual-relief formulation containing Magnesium Hydroxide as an osmotic laxative and Liquid Parafn as a lubricant. The osmotic laxative works by drawing water into the bowel, which softens the stools and lubricant makes them easier to pass out of the body. It is recommended for the temporary relief of constipation.

Dosage & Administration of Duolax 100 ml

he recommended oral doses are as follows- Adults and children over 12 years: 15-30 ml before breakfast or at bedtime. Children over 7 years: 7.5 ml-15 ml at bedtime. Children over 3-7 years: 5-10 ml at bedtime. The dose may be mixed with milk or half a glass of water if desired.

Dosage of Duolax 100 ml

The recommended oral dose are as follows-Adults: 15-30ml before breakfast or at bedtime.Children: Over 7 years: 7.5 ml-15 ml at bedtime. 3-7 years: 5-10 ml at bedtime. The dose may be mixed with milk or half a glass of water if desired. Don't take for more than 1 week unless under doctor's supervision

Interaction of Duolax 100 ml

Cimetidine, Diuretics, Famotidine and Ranitidine may cause irritation of stomach or bowel.

Contraindications

Acute Gl conditions like abdominal pain.

Side Effects of Duolax 100 ml

Rectal irritation, potassium loss (thirst, weakness, nausea and diarrhea).

Pregnancy & Lactation

Can be used in pregnant women and lactating mothers only upon physician’s recommendation.

Precautions & Warnings

Renal and hepatic impairment. Maintain adequate fluid intake.

Overdose Effects of Duolax 100 ml

There are no reported cases of overdosage.

Storage Conditions

Keep below 30°C temperature, away from light & moisture. Keep out of the reach of children.

Drug Classes

Antacid with laxative action

Mode Of Action

This preparation has a dual-relief formulation containing a gentle laxative ingredient and a lubricant which eases the discomfort associated with straining and bowel movement. It is recommended for the temporary relief of constipation

Pregnancy

Can be given to pregnant and lactating mother.
Disclaimer

The information provided is accurate to our best practices, but it does not replace professional medical advice. We cannot guarantee its completeness or accuracy. The absence of specific information about a drug should not be seen as an endorsement. We are not responsible for any consequences resulting from this information, so consult a healthcare professional for any concerns or questions.