Gutfix 8 Licap8mcg
Square Pharmaceuticals PLC.
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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Gutfix 8 Licap. Please consult your doctor.
Gutfix 8 Licap may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the dev... View More
Gutfix 8 Licap is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the ba... View More
It is not known whether Gutfix 8 Licap alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate ... View More
Gutfix 8 Licap is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Gutfix 8 Licap is recommended.
Gutfix 8 Licap should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gutfix 8 Licap may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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
- Irritable bowel syndrome
Side effects of Gutfix 8 Licap
- Abdominal pain
- Abdominal distension
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.
- Lubiprostone should preferably be taken with meals to reduce symptoms of nausea.
- Seek medical attention if you experience severe diarrhea, breathlessness (dyspnea) or difficulty in breathing, chest pain, tightness in chest during tre... View More
- You should be thoroughly examined to confirm the absence of obstruction (e.g. gall stones, hernia, Crohn's disease, diverticulitis, polyps, impacted bow... View More
- Lubiprostone is not recommended in children under 18 years of age.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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
Lubiprostone is a locally acting chloride channel activator that enhances a chloride-rich intestinal fluid secretion without altering sodium and potassi... View More
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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