Mucofalk is a laxative of plant origin.
Release form and composition
The drug is produced in the form of granules for the preparation of oral suspension: light brown in color with inclusions of brown peel and adjacent cells of the shell of dry seeds of an oval plantain, with orange flavor (5 g in bags of laminated material, 20 bags in cardboard boxes).
The active ingredient of Mucofalk is Plantago ovata Forssk (plantain oval) seed coat powder: in 1 package - 3.25 g.
Excipients: sodium alginate, sodium saccharinate, sodium citrate, sodium chloride, sucrose, dextrin, citric acid, and orange flavoring.
Indications for use
- Constipation, including in pregnant women;
- Functional diarrhea;
- Anal fissures;
- Irritable bowel syndrome.
Mukofalk is also prescribed to patients in the postoperative period after interventions in the anorectal region in order to create a softer stool consistency.
- Decompensated diabetes;
- Intestinal obstruction;
- Organic strictures of the gastrointestinal tract;
- Children's age up to 12 years;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug.
Dosing and Administration
Mukofalk take inside. Immediately before taking the contents of 1 bag must be poured into a glass and slowly fill it with cold water (150 ml), stir and drink immediately, then drink another 1 cup of liquid.
Adults and children over 12 years old are prescribed 1 sachet from 2 to 6 times per day.
In the first days of use of the drug, a feeling of fullness may appear and flatulence may increase.
Allergic reactions are possible.
There are no contraindications and restrictions on the use of Mucofalk during pregnancy and lactation.
During treatment with a drug, at least 1.5 liters of fluid are indicated per day.
Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus undergoing treatment with Mucofalk may require a reduction in the dose of insulin.
If necessary, the combination therapy between doses Mukofalk and other drugs should be observed 30-60-minute intervals.
Mucofalk is contraindicated to be taken simultaneously with antidiarrhoeal drugs and intestinal motility depressants.
Terms and conditions of storage
Keep out of the reach of children. Do not allow moisture. Store at a temperature not exceeding 25 ° C.
Shelf life - 3 years.