- Inform your doctor
- Allergy to the medication or any allergies
- Medical History of a low galactose diet (e.g., a diet that includes few or no milk products), certain other bowel problem (bowel obstruction), diabetes.
- Do not take any laxative medications while using this drug as the combination may cause a severe loss of body water (dehydration) which is especially likely to occur in children or the elderly
- Muscle weakness, muscle cramps, dizziness.
Before having surgery or other procedures (e.g., electrocautery), tell your doctor or surgeon that you are using this medication.
This medication contains different sugars. If you have diabetes, this medication may affect your blood glucose levels. Monitor your blood glucose regularly, and share the results with your doctor. Your anti-diabetic medications or diet may need to be adjusted.
- Should only be used when there is a clear need during pregnancy as it may harm an unborn baby. If you are planning to be pregnant or think you may be pregnant, discuss the risks and benefits of use with your doctor.
- It is unknown if this drug passes into breast milk. Before breast-feeding, consult your physician.
Taking multiple drugs may affect how medications work and/or cause unwanted side effects. List down all the medications you are taking and inform your physician and pharmacist. Do not take, discontinue, or alter any dose of medications without prior approval of your physician.
- Products that may interact with this medication include:
- Antacids containing aluminum and/or magnesium, other laxatives (e.g., cleansing enemas with soap suds).