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Side effects of using cremaffin plus for a long time

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what r the side effects of using cremaffin plus over a prolonged period of time ?
Posted Mon, 21 May 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Shainaz Arif Kaware 44 minutes later

Thanks for your query.

Cremaffin plus is a laxative used in cases of constipation.

The contents are Liquid paraffin,magnesium hydroxide and sodium picosulfate.

Occasional use may not cause you much trouble other than diarrhea (if the dose happens to be more than your tolerance).

Long term use or unnecessary use of this medicine can cause a few side effects:-
-Anal irritation,
-Impaired absorption of fat soluble vitamins that are A,D,E and K, (as a result you can suffer from deficiency of any of these),
-Dry mouth,
-Abdominal cramps,

If you need to use it please do so under the guidance of a doctor and only for the recommended period.

Hope I have answered your query.

For any other query please write back.

Please accept this answer in case you have no further queries.

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