Herbolax is useful in treating the symptoms of conditions like chronic constipation and even pre-radiographic abdominal preparation.
Medication must always be taken as advised by your medical practitioner/physician. If you are unsure, then please contact your physician for precise instructions. On the other hand, the medicine label usually contains dosage instructions which also may be followed.
Herbolax may be taken without a meal to prevent stomach problems. And it is advisable to take 2 to 3 tablets at least half an hour before you take your dinner.
A full glass of warm water when taken with Herbolax always ensures better absorption.
Medications are prescribed according to a dosage schedule which must be completed in order to reap the benefits of the treatment. Lapsed schedules render Herbolax ineffective. So, never stop in between unless advised by your physician.
One of the best ways to ensure that you do not miss out on a dose is to maintain a fixed regime for consuming Herbolax each day.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Herbolax can correct your constipation problems by softening the stool and also by enhancing the intenstinal motility actions. Herbolax being a gentle laxative seeks to assure a smooth evacuation of the feces without intending to disturb the fluid and the electrolyte balance. It is absolutely safe for a long-term use without attempting to produce a physiological dependence.
You must maintain a schedule for taking the medicine at the same time each day so that you do not miss out on any doses. But, in the advent of a missed dose, take it as soon as you remember so that you can compensate for the loss of the dose.
But, then you may need to adjust your remaining doses accordingly. And if it is almost time for the next dose, then please skip the missed dose and continue with the normal schedule.
Never try to compensate for the missed dose by taking a double dose together. It may cause adverse effects.
Herbolax must be stored at a cool and dark place that prevents it from direct exposure to sunlight. It should also be protected from kids and pets. You can store it at room temperature.
There are no absolute contraindications about the dosage of Herbolax. It is advisable to consult your medical practitioner if you are pregnant or planning to be, or even when you are nursing.