HERBOLAX is very useful in treating chronic constipation; pre-radiographic abdominal preparation. and it works by virtue of its stool softening and intestinal motility enhancing actions, corrects constipation.
Following the dosage instructions of your doctor is the best way to use any medication. If you are unsure or do not remember the instructions then you may read the medicine label for more detailed information. The usual dosage is 2 or 3 tablets half an hour before dinner per day.
Please drink a full glass of warm water with HERBOLAX.
Drug Class and Mechanism
HERBOLAX works by assuring the smooth evacuation of feces without disturbing the fluid and electrolyte balance.
Despite your best attempts at remembering, if you still miss out on a dose, then take it as soon as you remember about it. But keep in mind that you will have to adjust your next dose by spacing it out by 4 to 5 hours. If this is not possible, then the best thing to do would be to skip the missed dose and continue with your normal dosage schedule.
Never try to compensate for the missed dose by taking a double dose together. It may cause adverse effects.
Store HERBOLAX at room temperature(read medicine label if unsure). Always keep it in a cool dark place that is not directly exposed to sources of heat or moisture and sunlight. Protect it from kids and pets.
If you are expecting a child or are planning to have a child in the near future, then consult your doctor before using HERBOLAX to discuss any possible threats to the unborn baby.
If you are a nursing mother and breast feed your baby, then too, seek consultation before using HERBOLAX as some drugs are excreted in the breast milk and may enter the baby.