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Agar + Paraffin Pharmacology
Agar + ParaffinAbout Agar + ParaffinN/AMechanism of Action of Agar + ParaffinN/APharmacokinets of Agar + ParaffinN/AOnset of Action for Agar + ParaffinN/ADuration of Action for Agar + ParaffinN/AHalf Life of Agar + ParaffinN/ASide Effects of Agar + ParaffinN/AContra-indications of Agar + ParaffinN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Agar + ParaffinN/APregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Agar + ParaffinConstipationInteractions for Agar + ParaffinN/ATypical Dosage for Agar + ParaffinAdult: 15 - 30 ml takes the drug at bed time with water.
Children above 6 years: 15 - 30ml
3 - 6 years: 10 - 15ml
Schedule of Agar + ParaffinN/AStorage Requirements for Agar + ParaffinN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Agar + ParaffinN/AEffects of Overdose of Agar + ParaffinN/A
AgarAbout AgarPolysaccharides, bulk forming agents, laxatives.Mechanism of Action of AgarAgar consists of 2 polysaccharides agarose and agaropectin. Agarose gives gel strength to Agar and it contains D-galactose and anhydro L-galactose units. Agaropectin is responsible for the viscosity of agar solutions.
Agar is a bulk laxative. It absorbs water and swells up and resulting in increased bowel activity and elimination of waste. Agar when contact with water forms gel which has emollient or lubricating property. Agar after oral administration swell in the intestine, lubricates and softens the stool, and makes the passage of bowel movements easier and more frequent.
Pharmacokinets of AgarN/AOnset of Action for AgarN/ADuration of Action for AgarN/AHalf Life of AgarN/ASide Effects of AgarThese are not absorbed and do not have any systemic toxicityContra-indications of AgarN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Agar1. Kidney failure
2. Patients with narrowing of the digestive tract (esophageal stricture, intestinal stricture, or severe adhesions)
3. Allergic to the laxative or other substances contained in the product
4. Diabetes mellitus
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationUse with cautionIndications for Agar1. Bulk laxative
Interactions for AgarN/ATypical Dosage for AgarTake the drug at bed time with plenty of water.Schedule of AgarN/AStorage Requirements for AgarStore at room temperature. Protect from heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of AgarTake the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule.Do not double the dose.Effects of Overdose of AgarGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment
ParaffinAbout ParaffinPetroleum based lubricant, A lubricative laxative(faecal softner).Mechanism of Action of ParaffinParaffin liquid is a lubricant laxative. It acts by softening and lubricating the faeces. Liquid Paraffin lubricates the intestinal tract, soften the fecal contents and retard the absorption of water and facilitate the passage of feces. By doing this it relieves constipation and reduces the pain of some conditions such as piles (haemorrhoids).Pharmacokinets of ParaffinAbsorption: After oral administration it is minimally absorbed.Distribution: it is distributed mainly in the colon.Excretion: excreted mainly in the feces.
Onset of Action for Paraffin6 - 8 hours(oral)
2 - 15 minutes(rectal)Duration of Action for ParaffinvariableHalf Life of ParaffinN/ASide Effects of Paraffin1.Abdominal pain
2.Irritation of the back passage
6.Decreased absorption of nutrients and fat soluble vitamins
Contra-indications of Paraffin1.Hypersensitivity to Paraffin liquid
6.Acute surgical abdomen
Special Precautions while taking Paraffin1. Avoid prolonged use
2. Debilitated patients
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationUse with caution
NEONATES: contraindicatedIndications for ParaffinConstipationInteractions for ParaffinN/ATypical Dosage for ParaffinOral:
Adults: 15 - 45 ml as single or divided doses.Take the drug at bed time
Above 12 years: same as adult dose
6 - 11 years: 5 - 15 ml as single or divided doses.Take the drug at bed time
Enema: 30 - 60ml
Schedule of ParaffinN/AStorage Requirements for ParaffinStore at room temperature. Protect from heat and light. Keep out of the reach of children.Effects of Missed Dosage of ParaffinN/AEffects of Overdose of ParaffinGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment
Home Delivery for Agar + Paraffin in Your City
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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for agar + paraffin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for agar + paraffin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take agar + paraffin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for agar + paraffin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for agar + paraffin with the pharmacy.
Agar + Paraffin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for agar + paraffin might be better known than agar + paraffin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have agar + paraffin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for agar + paraffin.