What is Phenolphthalein?

Phenolphthalein is a white, crystalline organic compound often used as an pH indicator. It turns pink in basic solutions and colorless in acidic solutions. It is used in medicine as a laxative.

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My father is 74 yrs old. He is having difficulty in getting motion, cuz of which he has uneasiness, bloated tummy. Inspite of giving...

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Hello, thanks for the query to H.C.M.C.
Bloating , burping, uneasiness all are related to constipation and due to this there is anxiety.

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sir,very glad to meet u , iam using y-lax medicine for the past 8 months .is phenolphthalein in y-lax effects liver and kidneys .becoz iam using it...

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Although the safety of Phenolphthalein on the kidney and liver has not been established however Phenolphthalein has been withdrawn from the...

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Hi Sir, I have constipation problem and have started taking homeopathy medicine Y-LAX. After browsing the internet for its contents. I found out...

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Hello Mr. Ravinder, M glad for your interest and believe shown in the Health Care Magic. firstly, i ll tell u to stop the Y-LAX medicine immediatly...

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