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What are the side effects of phenolphthalein? Medicine to remove phenolphthalein from body?

Hi,i was worried about my health after reading about the side effect of phenolphthalein .i didn t directly took phenolphthalein but i took the sliiming coffee called CELL LIFE SLIMMING COFFEE which i think phenolphthalein is been mixed in that i just want to know if what kind of medicine should i take to wash that phenolphthalein in my body.thanks and i ll be glad if you ll give me an advice to my problem cause i m really worried about it.
Asked On : Sat, 7 Apr 2012
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Phenolphthalein is used medically as laxative as it is irritant to small and large intestine. There are reports about its carcinogenicity and it's use reduced very much.
You have taken in slimming coffee contents are not known as you only think.
You should not worry about any side effects as such also it is out of system in 3 -4 days. No special medication is required to remove this drug.

You should take care of your diet and exercise for maintenance of ideal weight and do not go for commercial preparations for weight loss.

If you need help consult your Physician and if necessary drugs like Orlistat can be given for weight loss under medical supervision.
Hope this helps.
Take care.
Good Luck.
Dr.Akhilesh Dubey M.D.

Answered: Wed, 23 Oct 2013
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