Please note that the doctor may have prescribed the medicine for different use and/or dosage other than that stated in the package leaflet. Always follow the doctor’s prescription and instructions on the label on the medicine package.
What does medicine contain?
1 tablet contains:
Active substances: Activated carbon 250 mg.
Other substances: Sucrose, lactose monohydrate, magnesium stearate, and carmellose sodium.
How does the drug work?
Activated carbon absorbs harmful, unwanted, or pathogenic substances in the gastrointestinal tract and prevents them from being absorbed into the body.
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What is Carbo medicinalis used for?
In addition to the diet in acute diarrhea.
When should Carbo medicinalis not be used?
Carbo medicines should not be used for intestinal obstruction, suspected intestinal upset, acute abdominal pain or intestinal ulcerative colitis, or if you are hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.
Things to consider before and during your use of Carbo medicinalis
In case of poisoning with corrosive substances, Carbo medicines should not be used, contact your doctor.
The drug contains sucrose and lactose. If you have been told by your doctor that you have an intolerance to some sugars, contact your doctor before taking this medicine.
Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Carbo medicines can be used during pregnancy and lactation.
Driving and using machines
The user has no effect on the ability to drive or use machines.
What to avoid when using Carbo medicinalis?
The use of Carbo Medicinalis generally reduces the effectiveness of other oral medicines when taken concomitantly. This means, for example, that the effect of birth control pills can be reduced. Therefore, additional contraceptive methods should be used as a supplement.
How to use Carbo medicinalis
3-6 tablets are taken as needed. The tablets are taken one to several times daily, before or after a meal, rinsed with water. Those who have difficulty swallowing tablets can first dissolve them in a little water.
If diarrhea does not go away after three days of treatment, a doctor should be consulted to determine the cause of the problems.
Carbo Medicinalis colors the stool black.
What side effects can Carbo medicinalis cause?
Constipation may occur.
How should Carbo medicinalis be stored?
The tablets should be stored in the original package.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Used before the expiry date which is stated on the carton.
The medicine should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.