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Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium Picosulphate Pharmacology
Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateAbout Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AMechanism of Action of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/APharmacokinets of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AOnset of Action for Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/ADuration of Action for Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AHalf Life of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/ASide Effects of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AContra-indications of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/ASpecial Precautions while taking Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/APregnancy Related InformationN/AOld Age Related InformationN/ABreast Feeding Related InformationN/AChildren Related InformationN/AIndications for Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AInteractions for Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/ATypical Dosage for Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/ASchedule of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AStorage Requirements for Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AEffects of Missed Dosage of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/AEffects of Overdose of Magnesium Hydroxide + Paraffin + Sodium PicosulphateN/A
Magnesium HydroxideAbout Magnesium HydroxideMineral, Magnesium compound, Antacid and laxative.Mechanism of Action of Magnesium HydroxideIt neutralize the gastric acid (where the hydroxide ions from the Mg(OH)2 combine with acidic H+ ions produced in the form of hydrochloric acid by parietal cells in the stomach). This relieves the hyperacidity problems in the stomach.Pharmacokinets of Magnesium HydroxideN/AOnset of Action for Magnesium HydroxideN/ADuration of Action for Magnesium HydroxideN/AHalf Life of Magnesium HydroxideN/ASide Effects of Magnesium Hydroxide1. Stomach cramps
2. Upset stomach
5. Black/tarry stools
6. Rectal bleeding.
8. Loss of appetite
9. Unusual tiredness
10. Muscle weakness
12. Renal failure
Contra-indications of Magnesium Hydroxide1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
2. Kidney disease
3. Stomach/abdominal pain
Special Precautions while taking Magnesium Hydroxide1. Colostomy
4. Intestinal problems like colitis
5.Do not take any other medication within 1 to 2 hours of taking this medication.
Pregnancy Related InformationUse with cautionOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationUse with cautionChildren Related InformationLess than 6 Years : ContraindicatedIndications for Magnesium Hydroxide1. Constipation
2. Peptic ulcer
3. Hiatal herniaInteractions for Magnesium HydroxideN/ATypical Dosage for Magnesium HydroxideOral-
Tab-500mg to 1.5g daily.
Liquid -30-60ml daily.
Schedule of Magnesium HydroxideN/AStorage Requirements for Magnesium HydroxideStore it at room temperature (15-30 degree C) and away from excess heat and moisture.Effects of Missed Dosage of Magnesium HydroxideTake 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 Magnesium HydroxideGive symptomatic and supportive 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
Sodium PicosulphateAbout Sodium PicosulphateA locally acting Bowel preparation, A stimulant laxative.Mechanism of Action of Sodium PicosulphateSodium picosulphate is a stimulant laxative. After oral administration it is activated by the bacteria present in the large intestine. It then stimulates nerve endings in the intestinal wall. Stimulation of nerves contracts the muscles in the intestine and rectum with more force (peristalsis) and the bowel can be emptied, and hence relieves constipation. Sodium picosulphate is also used to stimulate the emptying of the bowel before surgery, childbirth or medical investigation of the gut.Pharmacokinets of Sodium PicosulphateAbsorption: Sodium picosulphate is well absorbed after oral administration.
Distribution: It is mainly distributed in the colon.
Metabolism: It undergoes hydrolysis in the colon by colonic bacteria into its active form.
Excretion: It is excreted mainly through faeces.
Onset of Action for Sodium Picosulphate6 - 12 hoursDuration of Action for Sodium PicosulphateN/AHalf Life of Sodium PicosulphateN/ASide Effects of Sodium Picosulphate1. Diarrhoea
2. Abdominal discomfort
Contra-indications of Sodium Picosulphate1. Intestinal obstruction
2. Severe dehydration
4. Ulcerative colitis
5. Crohn`s disease
6. Abdominal cramps
7. Hypersensitivity to Sodium picosulphate
Special Precautions while taking Sodium Picosulphate1. Irritable bowel syndrome
2. Lower abdominal pain
3. Prolonged us
Pregnancy Related InformationContraindicatedOld Age Related InformationUse with cautionBreast Feeding Related InformationContraindicatedChildren Related InformationBelow 4years : ContraindicatedIndications for Sodium Picosulphate1. Emptying the bowel prior to surgery, childbirth or radiological investigation of the gut.
2. Short term management of constipation.
Interactions for Sodium PicosulphateSodium picosulphate is broken down by bacteria in the large intestine so it is possible that patients taking broad spectrum antibiotics may experience some loss of laxative action.
Typical Dosage for Sodium PicosulphateAdult: Initial dose: 5 - 15 mg maximum dose: 60 mg
Drops: solution contains 1mg of sodium picosulphate / ml solution
Adult: 7 - 12 drops
Children above 3 years: 2 - 7drops daily
Schedule of Sodium PicosulphateN/AStorage Requirements for Sodium PicosulphateStore in a cool, dry place, away from direct light and heat. Keep out of the reach of childrenEffects of Missed Dosage of Sodium PicosulphateTake 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 Sodium PicosulphateGive supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.
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