Constipation, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
Abdominal discomfort mainly flatulence and seldom, abdominal pain or sometimes an abdominal distension, diarrhea, pruritus ani, nausea, flatulence, gastrointestinal sounds abnormal.
Lactitol monohydrate is known to interact with other drugs like thiazodiuretics, corticosteroids, carbenoxolone, amphothericin B, neomycin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.
MECHANISM OF ACTION
Lactitol can increase the quantity of the beneficial bacteria and decrease the population of putrefactive bacteria selectively, reduce the intestinal pH, and lower the production and absorption of ammonia. Lactitol significantly increases Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus.
SUBSTITUTESNo substitutes found
Can I take Encicarb (500mg) during pregnancy?
Studies in animals have shown no risk to the fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.