Gutfix 8 Licap is a prescription medicine used to treat constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (symptoms include abdominal pain, cramping, bloating, ... View More
Uses of Gutfix 8 Licap
Side effects of Gutfix 8 Licap
How to use Gutfix 8 Licap
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Gutfix 8 Licap is to be ta... View More
How Gutfix 8 Licap works
Gutfix 8 Licap increases the secretion of fluids in the intestine, which in turn increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft ... View More
What if you forget to take Gutfix 8 Licap?
If you miss a dose of Gutfix 8 Licap, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C), Chronic idiopathic constipation, Opioid-induced Constipation (OIC) in adults with chronic non-cancer... View More
Should be taken with food.
Oral Chronic idiopathic constipation Adult: 24 mcg bid daily. Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation 8 mcg twice daily. Opioid-Induced Cons... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
History of mechanical GI obstruction.
Mode of Action
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Safety has not been established in pregnant women. Not to be used in patients with severe diarrhoea. Lactation: Unknown whether drug is excreted in ... View More
>10% Nausea (29%),Headache (12%),Diarrhea (11%) 1-10% Edema (3%),Chest discomfort (2%),Peripheral edema (1-3%),Fatigue (2%),Dizziness (3%),Flatulen... View More
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