Mitrolan

Active Ingredient(s): Polycarbophil
Category: Laxative



Mitrolan Overview

Polycarbophil calcium (INN) is a drug used as a stool stabilizer. Chemically, it is a synthetic polymer of polyacrylic acid cross-linked with divinyl glycol, with calcium as a counter-ion. Clinical uses It is used as stool stabilizer to treat constipation, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. Bulk laxatives absorb liquid in the intestines and swell to form a soft bulky stool. The bulky mass stimulates the intestinal muscles, speeding stool transit time through the colon. Results usually occu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Polycarbophil
  • Tablet: 625mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 1250mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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