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CREMALAX 10MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 55.47

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CREMALAX 10MG TAB

Cremalax 10MG tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Cremalax 10MG tablet is an effective osmotic laxative used to treat chronic constipation. It is used to treat chronic constipation by making the stools softer and easier to pass by drawing water into your intestine and increase the bowel movements. It also helps to clean out the intestine prior to medical procedures (surgery or colonoscopy) or examinations. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of cremalax 10MG tablet is Sodium picosulfate 10MG.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Sodium picosulfate is a laxative used to treat constipation by increasing movements in the intestine, thus facilitating easy passage of stools and helps in bowel cleansing before colonoscopy or surgery.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Cremalax 10MG:

  • Hypersensitivity to the ingredients used in the drug
  • Gastrointestinal obstructions
  • Gastrointestinal ulceration or proliferation
  • Acute abdominal surgical conditions like appendicitis
  • Severe abdominal pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Toxic colitis
  • Acute inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease)
  • Caution:
  • Toxic megacolon
  • Severe ulcerative colitis
  • Arrhythmia risk
  • Seizures
  • Renal impairment
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Cremalax 10MG. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the solution is well tolerated. You may experience one or more of the following side effects:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Headache
  • dehydration
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vascular irritation
  • Irregular Heartbeat
  • Rectal irritation
  • Abdominal cramps or distension
  • Excessive bowel activity
  • seizures

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Excessive gas in stomach
  • Belching
  • Allergic reactions
  • Kidney problems
  • Bloody stools
How to Use

How to Use

Take Cremalax 10MG tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Do not use the medicine for durations shorter or longer than the suggested by your doctor. Continue to use this medicine until completion of the maximum amount suggested even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take the tablet as soon as you remember, but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled. Do not swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to health.
This tablet may be taken with or without food. Take the tablet at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body. The tablet should preferably be taken at bedtime as it requires 6-8 hours to show its effect. Do not use this medication for more than two weeks unless directed by your doctor.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. In case of accidental overdose, promptly seek medical advice. Depending on the dosage of Cremalax 10MG tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of electrolytes
  • Abdominal pain
  • Decrease in amount of urine
  • Trouble breathing or passing out
  • Administer fluid and electrolyte replacement as required for extensive fluid loss due to diarrhoea or vomiting.
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Cremalax 10MG tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

This solution should be used with caution in patients with renal problems as it might alter blood sugar levels. Dose adjustments of the medicine may be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this medicine for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.

Pregnancy:

Cremalax 10MG tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use during pregnancy. Since there is not much reliable information available, it is recommended that you consult your doctor before consumption of the medicine.

Alcohol:

Consuming alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, report to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

This tablet does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the medicine, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

There are no known food interactions with this tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Always your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Cremalax 10MG tablet with diuretics and antibiotics.

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius)
  • Keep the solution out of reach of children
  • Shake well before use
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the foetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Sodium Picosulphate for:

This drug is used for bowel cleansing prior to colonoscopy

How does Sodium Picosulphate work:

Used for bowel evacuation before endoscopic procedures on the colon

How should Sodium Picosulphate be used:

Take this drug as directed by the doctor

Common side effects of Sodium Picosulphate :

Upset stomach or throwing up.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Talk to your doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Sodium Picosulphate :

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.

When do I need to seek medical help

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 bad dizziness or passing out. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very bad skin irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Sodium Picosulphate with other medicines:

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.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Sodium Picosulphate :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Laxatives, Purgatives


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Cremalax 10MG tablet?

The tablet is used as an alkalinizing agent in treatment of metabolic acidosis, neutralises stomach acid during indigestion and heartburn acidity, severe diarrhea. it used to treat chronic constipation by making the stools softer and easier to pass by drawing water into your intestine and increase the bowel movements. It also helps to clean out the intestine prior to medical procedures (surgery or colonoscopy) or examinations.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Cremalax 10MG tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of the tablet. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the solution is well tolerated. You may experience one or more of the following side effects like nausea, vomiting, bloating, headache, dehydration, diarrhea, irregular Heartbeat, rectal irritation, abdominal cramps or distension, excessive bowel activity, seizures. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as Excessive gas in stomach, belching, allergic reactions, kidney problems, bloody stools.

Q3. Should we take Cremalax 10MG tablet with food or without food?

The tablet can be taken with or without food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Cremalax 10MG tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with bowel obstruction, appendicitis, perforated bowel, acute inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease), seizures, toxic megacolon, renal impairment, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Cremalax 10MG tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet does not cause drowsiness or dizziness. If you notice any abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Cremalax 10MG tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Cremalax 10MG tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to diarrhea, loss of electrolytes, abdominal pain or cramps, dehydration, decrease in amount of urine, trouble breathing or passing out.

Q7. Can I take Cremalax 10MG tablet during pregnancy?

The tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q8. Can Cremalax 10MG tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Cremalax 10MG tablet?

Consuming alcohol with this tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the medicine. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, report to your doctor immediately.

Q10. How to store Cremalax 10MG tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Cremalax 10MG tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Cremalax 10MG tablet to children?

The medicine is not recommended in children below 10 years of age unless prescribed by your doctor.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Cremalax 10MG tablet?

The amount of time for which this medicine to show its effect in the body is 6-12hours after administered.

Q14. How long does the effect of Cremalax 10MG tablet last?

The effect of the medicine remains effective in the body depends on the intended use and the clinical condition of the patient.

Q15. Can we take Cremalax 10MG tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Cremalax 10MG tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Cremalax 10MG tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

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ABBOTT INDIA LIMITED

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