Lactihep Syrup Information
What is Lactihep?
Lactihep Syrup is used for Constipation, Fungal Infections Of Skin, Hepatic Encephalopathy, Tinea and other conditions.
Lactihep Syrup contains Benzoic Acid, and Lactitol Monohydrate as active ingredients.
Lactihep Syrup works by works as a laxative to treat constipation; inhibiting fungal growth on skin surface;
Lactihep Syrup Uses
Lactihep Syrup is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Fungal Infections Of Skin
- Hepatic Encephalopathy
Lactihep Syrup Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Lactihep Syrup improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
Works as a laxative to treat constipation.
Inhibiting fungal growth on skin surface.
Lactihep Syrup – Composition and Active Ingredients
Lactihep Syrup is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Lactitol Monohydrate (10 GM)
Benzoic Acid (0.0225 GM)
Lactihep Syrup – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Lactihep Syrup. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Abdominal Discomfort
- Abdominal Distension
Lactihep Syrup – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Avoid breathing dust
- Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing
- Minimize dust generation and accumulation
- Pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
- Use only in a well-ventilated area
- Wash clothing before reuse
Lactihep Syrup – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Lactihep Syrup may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Lactihep Syrup may interact with the following drugs and products:
Anti-inhibitor coagulant concentrates
Lactihep Syrup – Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Lactihep Syrup is a contraindication. In addition, Lactihep Syrup should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Applying over large areas of skin
- Do not ingest benzoic acid
- Keep away from eyes and inner membranes of nose, mouth etc
Lactihep Syrup – Frequently asked Questions
Is Lactihep Syrup safe to consume or apply when pregnant?
Lactitol Monohydrate: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Benzoic Acid: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.
Is Lactihep Syrup safe while breastfeeding?
Lactitol Monohydrate: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Benzoic Acid: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Can Lactihep Syrup be used for constipation and fungal infections of skin?
Yes, constipation and fungal infections of skin are among the most common reported uses for Lactihep Syrup. Please do not use Lactihep Syrup for constipation and fungal infections of skin without consulting first with your doctor.
How long do I need to use Lactihep Syrup before I see improvement of my conditions?
users have reported same day and 3 days as the most common time it takes before they saw improvements in their conditions. These times may not be reflective of what you may experience or how you should use this medicine.
At what frequency do I need to use Lactihep Syrup?
users have reported once a day and twice a day as the most common frequency of using Lactihep Syrup. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how often you need to Lactihep Syrup.
Should I consume Lactihep Syrup empty stomach, before food or after food?
users have most commonly reported consuming Lactihep Syrup #After Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine.
Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Lactihep Syrup medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.
Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.