Agiolax

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Agiolax uses

Agiolax consists of Plantago Ovata, Psyllium Husk, Senna Pods.

Psyllium Husk:



Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Agiolax (Psyllium Husk) approximately 3.4 g

Purpose

Fiber therapy for regularity

Uses

  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)

Warnings

Choking

Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking.

Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.

Allergy alert

This product may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks
  • abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • constipation lasts more than 7 days
  • rectal bleeding occurs

These may be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, contact a doctor or a Poison Control Center right away.

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Directions

Put one dose into an empty glass. Mix this product with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir.

Adults 12 yrs. & older 1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12 – 72 hours.
6 – 11 yrs. ½ adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily
Under 6 yrs. Consult a doctor

Bulk-forming fibers like Agiolax (Psyllium Husk) may affect how well other medicines work. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine. As your body adjusts to increased fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating.

New Users

Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.

Other information

  • each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg; sodium 5 mg
  • PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE, 25 mg per teaspoon
  • do not use if printed inner seal is broken or missing
  • store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity
  • see bottom of canister for expiration date
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Inactive ingredients

aspartame, citric acid, FD&C Yellow No. 6, maltodextrin, natural and artificial orange flavor

Questions?

1-800-983-4237

DIST. BY PROCTER & GAMBLE,

CINCINNATI OH 45202

NDC 37000-024-02

Doctor

#1

Recommended Brand

100% NATURAL Agiolax (Psyllium Husk)

daily fiber supplement

therapy for regularity

Meta-

mucil®

MultiHealth Fiber

    Helps lower cholesterol

    to promote heart health* Promotes digestive health Helps maintain healthy

    blood sugar levels*†


SUGAR-FREE

not a low calorie food

orange smooth

fiber powder / naturally and artificially flavored

NET WT 15 OZ (425 g)

72 DOSES

*See back for information about soluble fiber and heart disease

and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

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Agiolax pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Agiolax available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.


Agiolax destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Agiolax Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Agiolax pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. Dailymed."METAMUCIL THERAPY FOR REGULARITY (PSYLLIUM HUSK) POWDER [THE PROCTER & GAMBLE MANUFACTURING COMPANY]". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Agiolax?

Depending on the reaction of the Agiolax after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Agiolax not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Agiolax addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sdrugs.com conducted a study on Agiolax, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Agiolax consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

One visitor reported price estimates

What is your opinion about drug cost? Did you feel the cost is apt, or did you feel it is expensive?
The report given by the sdrugs.com website users shows the following figures about several people who felt the medicine Agiolax is expensive, and the medicine is not expensive. The results are mixed. The perception of the cost of the medicine to be expensive or not depends on the brand name of the medicine, country, and place where it is sold, and the affordability of the patient. You can choose a generic drug in the place of the branded drug to save the cost. The efficiency of the medicine will not vary if it is generic or a branded one.
Visitors%
Not expensive1
100.0%

Two visitors reported frequency of use

How often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Agiolax drug as prescribed by the doctor?

Few medications can be taken Twice in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sdrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Agiolax is mentioned below.
Visitors%
Twice in a day1
50.0%
Once in a day1
50.0%

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