Medicine : Polycrol Forte Mint

Name:Polycrol Forte Mint
Type:Syrup
Manufacturer:Piramal Enterprises Ltd (boots)
Generic Use:Activated Dimethicone , Magnesium Hydroxide , Aluminium Hydroxide
Composition:Activated Dimethicone(125 Mg) , Magnesium Hydroxide(100 Mg) , Aluminium Hydroxide(5g/5 Ml)
Substitutes:polycrol forte mint , polycrol forte mint , polycrol forte mint


Generic ( Activated Dimethicone )



Typical use Of Activated Dimethicone :Esophagitis, Flatulence, Gastric Bloating, Gastrocardiac Syndrome, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Itchy Dermatitis, Meteorism, Oesophagitis, Peptic Ulcer, Postoperative Gas Pains, Skin Irritations.
Mechanism of action of Activated Dimethicone :Not Known.
Drug Interaction of Activated Dimethicone :None Mentioned.
Side effects of Activated Dimethicone :Diarrhea, Constipation, Itching, Burning, Heart Burn, Bloating, Stinging.

INTERACTIONS OF ACTIVATED DIMETHICONE


How Activated Dimethicone will impact on Pregnancy ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Pregnancy. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Activated Dimethicone will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

There Are No Studies Available Regarding Its Use During Lactation. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Activated Dimethicone

No Studies Found






Generic ( Magnesium Hydroxide )



Typical use Of Magnesium Hydroxide :Constipation, Digitalis Toxicity, Gastric Acidity, Hypomagnesaemia, Peptic Ulcer, Pre-eclampsia.
Mechanism of action of Magnesium Hydroxide :Milk Of Magnesia Is Primarily Used To Alleviate Constipation, But Can Also Be Used To Relieve Indigestion And Heartburn. When Taken Internally By Mouth As A Laxative, The Osmotic Force Of The Magnesia Suspension Acts To Draw Fluids From The Body And To Retain Those Already Within The Lumen Of The Intestine, Serving To Distend The Bowel, Thus Stimulating Nerves Within The Colon Wall, Inducing Peristalsis And Resulting In Evacuation Of Colonic Contents. Magnesium Supplements Have Also Been Shown To Reduce Platelet Aggregation By Inhibiting In The Influx Of Calcium, A Crucial Component Of Platelet Aggregation.
Drug Interaction of Magnesium Hydroxide :Magnesium Hydroxide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Calcium Gluconate, Chlorpropamide, Ciprofloxacin, Diflunisal, Digoxin, Doxycycline, Fluoride, Iron Salts, Isoniazid, Meclofenamate, Moxifloxacin, Mycophenolate, Naproxen, Nitrofurantoin, Phenoxymethylpenicillin (K), Phenylbutazone, Prednisolone And Prednisone, Propranolol (HCl). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Magnesium Hydroxide :Cardiac Arrhythmias, Respiratory Depression, Cardiac Arrest, Ataxia, Diarrhea, Blurred Vision, Muscular Weakness.

INTERACTIONS OF MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE


How Magnesium Hydroxide will impact on 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.

How Magnesium Hydroxide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Safer: Drug Has Been Studied In Few Breastfeeding Women And The Evidence Shows That There Is No Increase In Side Effects In The Infants, Or The Possibility Of Harm To The Breastfed Infants Is Expected To Be Rare. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Magnesium Hydroxide

No Studies Found






Generic ( Aluminium Hydroxide )



Typical use Of Aluminium Hydroxide :Hyperacidity
Mechanism of action of Aluminium Hydroxide :Alumunium Hydroxide Acts On The HCl In The Stomach By Neutralization, Forming Aluminium Chloride Salt And Water.
Drug Interaction of Aluminium Hydroxide :Aluminium Hydroxide And Oxide Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Alfacalcidol, Azithromycin, Calcitriol, Carbenoxolone (Na), Cefpodoxime, Chlordiazepoxide (HCl), Chloroquine, Cimetidine (HCl), Citric Acid, Clopidogrel, Diacerein, Diflunisal, Digoxin, Ethambutol (HCl), Etidronate (Disodium), Fluoride, Hydroxychloroquine (Sulphate), Indomethacin, Iron Salts, Isoniazid, Ketoconazole. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Aluminium Hydroxide :Proximal Myopathy, Encephalopathy, Dementia, Diarrhea, Constipation.

INTERACTIONS OF ALUMINIUM HYDROXIDE


How Aluminium Hydroxide will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Aluminium Hydroxide will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Aluminium Hydroxide

No Studies Found