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Lactiviest Sachet

Manufactured byFRANCO INDIAN PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
Description
Lactiviest Sachet is a probiotic (supplements that contain helpful microbes that restore your intestinal health) used in the treatment of diarrhoea (a condition with the presence of loose, watery stools). This medicine prevents the growth of infection-causing microbes and helps treat diarrhoea. Lactiviest Sachet is not known to cause any side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any undesired effects. Lactiviest Sachet should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. Take it at the same time every day to maintain a constant level of this medicine in your body. Lactiviest Sachet should be avoided if you are allergic to it. If you are pregnant, or breastfeeding, or are planning a pregnancy consult your doctor before taking this medication.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Lactiviest Sachet

  • Dry skin
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Dry mouth

Uses of Lactiviest Sachet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Diarrhoea
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The time required by Lactiviest Sachet to show its effect is not clinically known.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The duration for which Lactiviest Sachet remains effective is not clinically known.
  • 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 have been reported with Lactiviest Sachet.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    Due to a lack of safety and efficacy studies in pregnant women, the risk to your developing foetus due to Lactiviest Sachet is not known. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy unless necessary. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    It is not known whether Lactiviest Sachet passes into breastmilk. Hence this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding unless necessary. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor.

Allergy

Avoid Lactiviest Sachet if you are allergic to it. Seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms such as skin rash, itching/swelling (especially of your face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, breathing difficulty, etc.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

Due to a lack of safety and efficacy studies in pregnant women, the risk to your developing foetus due to Lactiviest Sachet is not known. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy unless necessary. If you are pregnant, consult your doctor.

Breast-feeding

It is not known whether Lactiviest Sachet passes into breastmilk. Hence this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding unless necessary. If you are breastfeeding, consult your doctor.
General warnings

Antifungal medicines

Antifungals are a class of medicines used to treat fungal infections. Antifungals may decrease the effectiveness of Lactiviest Sachet when taken at the same time. Hence inform your doctor before taking these medicines.

Missed Dose

Try not to skip a dose of Lactiviest Sachet. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed one. Do not double the dose to compensate for a missed one.

Overdose

The likelihood of side effects due to an overdose of Lactiviest Sachet is low. However, do not take more than the prescribed dose.
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.
Take Lactiviest Sachet with or without food. Do not take more or less than the prescribed dose. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor. Lactiviest Sachet is not known to cause any side effects. However, consult your doctor if you experience any undesired effects.
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
Lactiviest Sachet helps restore your gut health and prevents the growth of infection-causing microbes.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antidiarrheals, Probiotics

Schedule

OTC

Drugs, H. and Supplements, H., 2021. Saccharomyces Boulardii: MedlinePlus Supplements. [online] Medlineplus.gov. Available at: < [Accessed 6 December 2021].

https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/natural/332.html>
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Information on this page was last updated on 24 Dec 2021

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