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Cyfolac-DT Tablet

Manufactured byKARNATAKA ANTIBIOTICS & PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
ContainsLactic Acid Bacillus (120 Million Spores) + Folic Acid (1.5 mg) + Cyanocobalamin (15 mcg)
Description

Cyfolac-DT Tablet is a probiotic which may be used to treat diarrhea caused due to infections, antibiotics, etc. It is also used to relieve symptoms of digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, stomach ulcers, indigestion, etc. This medicine is also used to treat gastrointestinal disorders and infantile diarrhea in children.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Cyfolac-DT Tablet

  • Weakness and general discomfort
  • Itching or rash
  • Swollen tongue
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain

Uses of Cyfolac-DT Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Diarrhea
  • Digestive disorders
  • Antibiotic-associated diarrhea
  • Dyspepsia
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to lactic acid bacillus, folic acid, cyanocobalamin, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Leber's Disease

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have Leber's Disease, a rare genetic disorder due to the increased risk of worsening the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is recommended for use in pregnant women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is recommended for use in breastfeeding women only when necessary and the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor and determine the appropriate dose before using this medicine.
General warnings

Antibiotic therapy

If your doctor has prescribed this medicine along with antibiotics, then it should be taken between two scheduled doses of the antibiotics. Discuss therapy with your doctor to avoid/minimize the interaction between antibiotics and this medicine.

Kidney/Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from kidney diseases or liver diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments and frequent clinical monitoring are necessary for such patients.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with many other medicines and may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Follow all the instructions given in the patient leaflet/package insert and take this medicine exactly as advised/prescribed. Do not take it in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed/advised. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Report any severe undesired side effects to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Does not cause sleepiness

How it works
Lactic Acid Bacillus restores body-friendly micro-organisms in the intestines. Folic acid and Cyanocobalamin are essential for the production of certain vital components that are necessary for the maintenance of normal body functions.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Probiotics, Antidiarrheals

Schedule

OTC

Cyfolac – KAPL [Internet]. Kaplindia.com. 2019 [cited 22 July 2019]. Available from:

http://kaplindia.com/cyfolac/

[Internet]. Sporlac.com. 2018 [cited 30 August 2018]. Available from:

http://www.sporlac.com/prodsporlac-Ds.aspx

[Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 30 May 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00158

[Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2018 [cited 16 November 2018]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00115
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Information on this page was last updated on 22 Jul 2019

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