Cremaffin Mint Flavour Syrup 225ml is used as a laxative which promotes the movement of intestine and evacuation of fecal matter or bowel movement, without exerting pressure to eliminate the feces and used as a purgative which forms watery stools to relieve from constipation and rectal pain while expelling the fecal matter. This medicine also helps to neutralize the acid in the stomach. The syrup comes in mint flavour to mask the unpleasant taste of the drugs. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.
The active ingredients of Cremaffin Mixed Fruit Syrup are Liquid Paraffin 3.75mg and Magnesium Hydroxide 11.25mg/5ml.
Liquid Paraffin is a stool softener and provides lubrication to expel the feces thus relieving one from constipation and pain.
Magnesium Hydrochloride neutralizes hyperacidity in the stomach and also works as a laxative when taken in high doses.
Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before using the Cremaffin Mint Flavour Syrup 225ml:
The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Cremaffin Mint Flavour Syrup 225ml. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:
Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:
Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
Cremaffin Mint Flavour Syrup 225ml is meant for oral administration. Shake the bottle well before using.
Dosage can be administered with the cap that comes along with the container.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
Dosage as suggested by your doctor or follow the instructions given on the prescription.
Usually taken at bedtime for adults the usual dosage is in between 7.5ml to 15ml or as directed by your physician.
For children consult your doctor or follow the doctor’s prescription.
Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, look for any new symptoms. If you observe any, promptly seek medical advice or report it to the nearby poison control center.
Take this syrup only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:
Do not take this syrup if you have any renal problems – talk to your doctor before consumption.
Check with your doctor if you have any hepatic problems before taking the Cremaffin mint flavour syrup.
Do not take this medicine without your doctor’s advice if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Check with your doctor if you are a nursing mother before taking the syrup because it is not known whether this medicine may pass into breast milk or not; and if it could harm an infant or not.
Caution always advised when used with other medicines, tell your current list of medication which you start or stop or your previous list of medication.
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This medication is an antacid, prescribed for hyperacidity. It is also used as a laxative. It reduces stomach acid and increases water in the intestine.
Antacids lower stomach acid. Magnesium is a diet aid.
It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food. Upto 1 gday usually given with an Al-containing antacid. Osmotic laxative 2.4-4.8 gday in single or divided doses.
GI irritation, diarrhea, abdominal cramps and paralytic ileus.
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Many times this drug is taken on an as needed basis.
If you have an allergy to magnesium hydroxide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very hard stools (constipation). Very loose stools (diarrhea). Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
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Laxatives, Purgatives, Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants
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