Golax Powder – Benefits, Dosage, Ingredients, Side Effects

Golax powder is a proprietary Ayurvedic medicine, manufactured by Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Mumbai, India. It is used to relieve constipation. 

Uses and effect on dosha

Golax powder uses: It is indicated in Ayurvedic treatment of constipation, Incomplete bowel evacuation, Hemorrhoids, Irritable bowel syndrome and diverticulitis.

Effect on Tridosha – Balances Vata and Pitta at the level of intestines.

Dose and duration of use

Golax powder Dosage:  Adults: 2 teaspoonful at bed time, with luke warm water or as directed by the physician.

How long to take? It can be taken for upto 1 month, based on doctor’s advice.

With western medicines
Seek your doctor’s advice if you are taking this product along with other western (allopathic/modern) medicines. Some Ayurvedic herbs can interact with modern medicine.
If both Ayurvedic and allopathic medicines are advised together, then it is best to take allopathic medicine first, wait for 30 minutes and then, after a gap of 15 – 30 minutes, take Ayurvedic medicine or as directed by the physician.

Can this be used while taking Homeopathic medicine?
Yes. This product does not react with homeopathic medicine.

With supplements like multivitamin tablets, Omega 3 fatty acids etc?
Yes. Generally, this product goes well with most of the dietary supplements. However, if you are taking more than one product per day, please consult your doctor for an opinion.

Ingredients

Ingredients :
Each 6.1  g powder contains
Ishwara Bola  – Plantago ovata – 4 g
Haritaki – Chebulic Myrobalan fruit rind – Terminalia chebula – 500 mg
Swarnapatri extract – Cassia angustifolia – 139.46 mg
Excipients – quantity sufficient.

Side effects

Side effect: 
In a very high dose, it may cause purgation.
Children, pregnant ladies and lactating mothers should take this medicine only under medical supervision.
keep out of reach and sight of children.
Store in a cool dry place.
Take this medicine only till the prescribed time.

Shelf life, manufacturer and package

Expiry date: 2 years from the date of manufacture.

Contact manufacturer: 
Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals Ltd,
Head Office,
20, Dr. E. Moses Road,
Mumbai : 400 011
Tel : 91-22-2493 4026/27/30
Fax: 91-22-2495 0557

Presentation : 75 g in a plastic jar.

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