Magfin(Magnesium Hydroxide & Liquid Paraffin)

Therapeutic Group: Gastro Intestinal Disorders

Presentation

Each 5 ml contains 300 mg Magnesium Hydroxide BP and 1.25 ml liquid paraffin BP.

Description

Magfin has a dual-relief formulation containing a gentle laxative ingredient and a lubricant which eases the discomfort associated with straining and bowel movement. It is recommended for the temporary relief of constipation.

Indications

- Constipation

- Hyperacidity with constipation

- Anorectal disorder

- Post-operative constipation

- Constipation associated with chronic cholecystitis

- Hernia.

Dosage & Administration

The recommended oral dose are as follows-

Adults:
15-30ml before breakfast or at bedtime.

Children:
Over 7 years: 7.5ml-15ml at bedtime.

3-7 years: 5-10ml at bedtime.

The dose may be mixed with milk or half a glass of water if desired.

Note: Don't take for more than 1 week unless under doctor's supervision.

Side Effects

Rectal irritation, potassium loss (thirst, weakness,nausea and diarrhea).

Precautions

Renal and hepatic impairment. Maintain adequate fluid intake.

Use in Pregnancy & Lactation

Can be given to pregnant and lactating mother.