Cremaffin is produced by Abbott, which contains magnesium hydroxide + liquid paraffin. It is being used for chronic constipation, hepatic precoma and painful conditions of the anus and rectum, increase water in the intestines, stomach acid, etc. It is a gentle laxative emulsion, which increases the daily frequency of bowel movements. Cream of magnesium and liquid paraffin has been also added to the syrup.
Magnesium Hydroxide: It is an antacid, which neutralizes the gastric acidity and used in the treatment of peptic ulcer, heartburn, acidity, and used in constipation. It increases intestinal activity and causes defecation.
Paraffin: Paraffin is a mixture of solid hydrocarbons, which is obtained from petroleum. It lubricates intestines in our abdomen and helps in constipation.
The most common side effects of Cremaffin syrup are abdominal cramps, loose motions, abdominal discomfort, and dizziness. Consult your doctor if you are facing following side effects, loose motions, itching of the skin, vomiting, dizziness, abdominal pain, appetite change.
Cremaffin in pregnancy
Cremaffin syrup is saved in pregnancy. It’s better to consult your gynecologist before taking Cremaffin in pregnancy.
Cremaffin Syrup 120ml Magnesia + Liquid Paraffin
Compositions Each 5ml emulsion contains
Magnesium Hydroxide Mixture
Abbott Specs 3.5ml
Liquid Paraffin Eur p 1.25ml
Symptoms Constipation, Abdominal Pain, Indigestion, Loss of appetite
Dose 6-12 Years 1 tablespoon two times a day
Dose <18 Years 2 tablespoon three time a day
Retail Price Rs 49.63