ISABGOL HUSK is categorised as ?Laxatives, Purgatives And Lubricants
ABOUT SALT : Dietary fibre : bran, Psyllium (Plantago), Ispaghula, Methylcellulose. Stool Softner : Docusates (Dioctyl sulfosuccinate) Lubricant : Liquid paraffin. Contact (stimulant) purgatives: a)Diphenyl- methanes Phenolphthalein, Bisacodyl. b) Anthraquinones (Emodins); Senna, Cascara Sagrada. c) Fixed oil; Castor oil. Osmotic purgatives : Magnesium salts, sodium salts, lactulose. Psyllium (plantago) & Ispaghula: They contain natural colloidal mucilage which forms a gelatineous mass by absorbing water.
INDICATIONS / USED FOR TREATMENT OF Constipation, irritable colon syndrome.
DOSAGE As Directed by the physcian, generally The dosage is 1-2 tsp in water, swallowed immediately 1-2 times daily with meals or milk.
CONTRA-INDICATIONS / CAUTION SHOULD BE TAKEN OR IT SHOULD NOT BE USED IN CASE OF Organic intestinal obstruction.
SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS It should not be swallowed dry as it may cause esophageal impaction.
REQUIREMENT : Prescription required for sale of Drug