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PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G has the following salts in its composition

 1) Polyethylene Glycol 2) Potassium Chloride 3) Sodium Bicarbonate 4) Sodium Chloride

Uses Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

Uses Of Salt: Polyethylene Glycol

It is used to treat the problem of Constipation.

It works by increasing the bowel movements and retaining the water in the stool thus making the stool softer which helps in easy passage from intestine.

Uses Of Salt: Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride is used for preventing or treating low potassium levels in blood. Potassium levels in blood can go down due to certain medications, long spell of Diarrhoea, Vomiting or taking diuretic pills.

        Potassium is responsible for maintaining proper functioning of kidney, heart, muscles and nerves. Potassium is an important mineral which is required for normal functioning of our body and is found in many types of foods. Decrease in potassium level due to low dietary intakes or due to certain diseases may cause several diseases. 

Uses Of Salt: Sodium Bicarbonate

It is used to treat heart Burns and Acidity problems related to stomach. It also used for treatment of some type of stomach or duodenal ulcers.

It works by neutralizing the excess amount of acid formed in stomach.

Uses Of Salt: Sodium Chloride

It is used to maintain the electrolyte balance of our body by providing salt and water in the form of solution.

It is commonly called 'table salt'.

Side Effects Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

Side Effects Of Salt: Polyethylene Glycol

Generally people using this medication do not have any serious side effects.

Rarely seen side effects are:

  • Nausea, Flatulence, stomach pain

 

Consult your doctor if any of the following rare, but severe side effects occurs:

  • Irritable bowel movements
  • Stomach Pain
  • Persistent diarrhoea
  • Bloody stools
  • Allergic reactions

Side Effects Of Salt: Potassium Chloride

Some of the common side-effects include:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhoea, gas

If any of the above symptoms persist for long, please consult your doctor. Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occurs:

  • Stomach pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Bloody stools
  • Weakness
  • Swelling
  • Numbness
  • Allergic reactions such as hives, rashes or redness of skin.

Side Effects Of Salt: Sodium Bicarbonate

Please consult your doctor if any of the following symptoms occurs:

  • Nausea, Vomiting
  • Breathing related issues
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Restlessness
  • Taste change
  • Weakness

Side Effects Of Salt: Sodium Chloride

Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occurs:

  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Inflammation
  • Joint pain and stiffness
  • Fever
  • Redness of skin
  • Breathing problems
  • Allergic reactions such as hives, rashes or itching

Contraindications Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

Contraindications Of Salt: Polyethylene Glycol

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
  • Kidney disease
  • Bowel disorder

Contraindications Of Salt: Potassium Chloride

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Kidney problems
  • Heart problems
  • Liver problems
  • Dehydration problem
  • Intestinal ulcer

Contraindications Of Salt: Sodium Bicarbonate

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Renal failure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Respiratory problems
  • Low calcium and potassium levels 

Contraindications Of Salt: Sodium Chloride

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
  • Kidney disease
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular disease

What Is Constipation

Constipation is a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened faeces.

What Is Hypokalemia

Hypokalemia occurs when there is a significant reduction in the potassium levels in the body. Potassium acts as an important mineral that helps in proper functioning of the muscle and nerve cells through its electrolytic properties. Kidneys in the body are responsible for regulating the levels of potassium in the body, letting the extra potassium pass out in the form of sweat or urine from the body.  

What Is Acidity

Acidity is a set of symptoms caused due to excess production of acid by gastric glands of the stomach. The stomach usually secretes hydrochloric acid that is required for breakdown and digestion of food eaten by us. Excess production of hydrochloric acid causes acidity.

Symptoms Treated With PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Symptoms Of Constipation

  • Passing 3 or fewer stools in a week.
  • Hard, lumpy stools.
  • Difficulty in bowel movements.
  • Feeling of blockage in the rectum.

What Are The Symptoms Of Hypokalemia

Hypokalemia symptoms usually do not show up until the potassium levels in the body have reached an extremely low level. It is prudent to stay aware of the symptoms Hypokalemia if they occur. Here are a few:

  • Faster heart beats (palpitations).
  • Muscle cramps.
  • Constipation.
  • Fatigue.
  • Weakness.
  • Potassium levels below 2.5 mmol/L are considered to be fatal. These can be diagnosed by symptoms like:
  • Lazy bowels (Ileus).
  • Muscle tissue rupture.
  • Failure of respiratory organs.
  • Paralysis.
  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • Loss of appetite.

People who consume medications containing digitalis (a drug made from herbs) can witness irregular heartbeat conditions.

What Are The Symptoms Of Acidity

Common symptoms of acidity are:

  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Ulcers in stomach
  • Gastric inflammation 

Causes of diseases where PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G is used

What Are The Causes Of Constipation

Constipation can be caused by any of the following reasons:

 

  • Changes in your usual diet or activities.
  • Antacid medicines containing calcium, iron or aluminium.
  • Colon cancer.
  • Eating a lot of dairy products.
  • Eating disorders. Eating too much of junk food, white bread.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis.
  • Not being active.

What Are The Causes Of Hypokalemia

There a number of causes for Hypokalemia in the body. Here are some of the prominent ones.

  • Kidney disorders such as Liddle Syndrome, Bartter Syndrome, And Gitelman Syndrome lead to increase in blood pressure and imbalance in the salt and potassium in the body.
  • Chewing tobacco
  • Diuretic drugs (drugs which produce more urine in the body)
  • High administration of penicillin.
  • Use of laxatives for a long term.
  • Deficiency of magnesium
  • Issues related to adrenal glands.
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Malnutrition
  • Poisoning by Barium

What Are The Causes Of Acidity

Acidity can be caused by any of the following reasons:

  • Eating spicy foods, junk foods, irregular eating
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Alcoholism
  • Sedentary life style

Worst Foods With PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Worst Foods For Constipation

Avoid cheese and dairy items

  • Fried foods
  • Red meat
  • Chips
  • Frozen food
  • Unripe banana
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate
  • Processed food

What Are The Worst Foods For Hypokalemia

  • Foods that are low in Potassium: As potassium is highly required in this diet for Hypokalemia, it is advisable to avoid foods that will not be able to provide the necessary mineral. Some of these are cherries, blackberries, blueberries, grapes, peach, etc.
  • High Sodium content foods: Sodium counters potassium, which is why it is advisable to skip foods that are high in sodium. Some of these are bacon, pretzels, ham, potato chips, salted popcorn, pizza, etc. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Acidity

  • Spicy foods
  • French fries and other fried foods
  • Fatty red meat
  • Citrus fruit
  • Tomatoes
  • Fatty red meat
  • Butter, oil,
  • Chocolate, caffeine
  • Peppermint
  • Alcohol

Do's With Usage of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Constipation

  • Constipation is usually caused by wrong food habits, which disturb the digestion system of the body. Apart from that, try the following:
  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, as it helps in digesting the food faster.
  • If you are taking any iron supplement, pl. ask your doctor to change it. Most of the iron supplements cause constipation.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Hypokalemia

As Hypokalemia occurs due to loss of potassium, so it is obvious that the patient will have to fix the potassium intake in the body.

  • Consult a specialist doctor immediately if the potassium levels in the body have become drastically low due to Hypokalemia.
  • Take the necessary medicines as instructed by the doctor, whether orally or through IV, to compensate the potassium loss in the body.
  • Treat conditions like vomiting and diarrhoea in the patient by consulting a doctor.
  • Patients who are getting nasogastric suction should be administered with H2 blockers.
  • Consume potassium orally with plenty of liquids, both before and after the meals. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acidity

  • Eat small and frequent meals.
  • Shed excess weight.
  • Identify your trigger foods and avoid them.
  • Avoid stress as this is one the major causes of acidity.

Dont's With Usage Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Constipation

  • Don’t over use laxatives as these can cause hard to treat constipation.
  • Don’t have a lifestyle of less physical activity.
  • Never ignore the urge to go to the toilet.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Hypokalemia

  • Do not use diuretics and laxatives.
  • Do not consume alcohol.
  • Do not exercise for more than 2 hours daily without a high-calorie diet. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acidity

Don’t take late night snacks.

Don’t ignore the symptoms.

Don't smoke or consume alcohol.

Other Useful Tips With Usage OfPEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Tips For Constipation

  • Store half a litre of water in the copper jug overnight and drink it empty stomach in morning. This helps in getting rid of every type of constipation. Continue it for a week or a month, depending on the severity of your problem.
  • Take one spoon of Isabel in hot milk every day till you get rid of constipation.

What Are The Tips For Hypokalemia

Make sure that the patient follows the prescribed food diet rich in potassium properly. The patient should not consume too much potassium either. 

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Uses Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

Uses Of Salt: Polyethylene Glycol

It is used to treat the problem of Constipation.

It works by increasing the bowel movements and retaining the water in the stool thus making the stool softer which helps in easy passage from intestine.

Uses Of Salt: Potassium Chloride

Potassium Chloride is used for preventing or treating low potassium levels in blood. Potassium levels in blood can go down due to certain medications, long spell of Diarrhoea, Vomiting or taking diuretic pills.

        Potassium is responsible for maintaining proper functioning of kidney, heart, muscles and nerves. Potassium is an important mineral which is required for normal functioning of our body and is found in many types of foods. Decrease in potassium level due to low dietary intakes or due to certain diseases may cause several diseases. 

Uses Of Salt: Sodium Bicarbonate

It is used to treat heart Burns and Acidity problems related to stomach. It also used for treatment of some type of stomach or duodenal ulcers.

It works by neutralizing the excess amount of acid formed in stomach.

Uses Of Salt: Sodium Chloride

It is used to maintain the electrolyte balance of our body by providing salt and water in the form of solution.

It is commonly called 'table salt'.

Side Effects Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

Sideeffect Of Salt: Polyethylene Glycol

Generally people using this medication do not have any serious side effects.

Rarely seen side effects are:

  • Nausea, Flatulence, stomach pain

 

Consult your doctor if any of the following rare, but severe side effects occurs:

  • Irritable bowel movements
  • Stomach Pain
  • Persistent diarrhoea
  • Bloody stools
  • Allergic reactions
Sideeffect Of Salt: Potassium Chloride

Some of the common side-effects include:

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Diarrhoea, gas

If any of the above symptoms persist for long, please consult your doctor. Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occurs:

  • Stomach pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Bloody stools
  • Weakness
  • Swelling
  • Numbness
  • Allergic reactions such as hives, rashes or redness of skin.
Sideeffect Of Salt: Sodium Bicarbonate

Please consult your doctor if any of the following symptoms occurs:

  • Nausea, Vomiting
  • Breathing related issues
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Restlessness
  • Taste change
  • Weakness
Sideeffect Of Salt: Sodium Chloride

Consult your doctor if any of the following severe side effects occurs:

  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Inflammation
  • Joint pain and stiffness
  • Fever
  • Redness of skin
  • Breathing problems
  • Allergic reactions such as hives, rashes or itching

Contraindications Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

Contraindications Of Salt: Polyethylene Glycol

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
  • Kidney disease
  • Bowel disorder
Contraindications Of Salt: Potassium Chloride

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Kidney problems
  • Heart problems
  • Liver problems
  • Dehydration problem
  • Intestinal ulcer
Contraindications Of Salt: Sodium Bicarbonate

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Renal failure
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Hypertension
  • Respiratory problems
  • Low calcium and potassium levels 
Contraindications Of Salt: Sodium Chloride

Please inform your doctor if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Pregnancy or planning for pregnancy, breast feeding
  • Kidney disease
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular disease

Best Foods With PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Best Foods For Constipation

  • Certain changes in the eating habits can save you from constipation. Add the following in your daily diet:
  • Drink lots of water. Take extra 3-4 glasses every day.
  • Eat fibrous food. Eating whole fruit is always better than taking juices, as fruit pulp has more fibre.
  • Pop corns, Groundnuts
  • Flaxseeds
  • Peaches, apples, plums, pears, strawberries, blueberries, papaya,
  • Dried fruits
  • Beans, Broccoli

What Are The Best Foods For Hypokalemia

  • Potassium-rich diet: Hypokalemia is treatable by following a potassium-rich diet that will prevent the loss of the mineral in the body. A proper diet plan rich in foods containing potassium such as avocados, bananas, figs, kiwis, oranges, spinach, bran, peanut butter, beans, peas, tomatoes, etc., is needed for rejuvenating body low on the mineral. However, it is also necessary that the patient is not taking too much potassium, crossing the limit.
  • Dairy products and meat: Potassium is also found in meat and dairy products that can be added to a patient's diet. Some of these foods are milk, cheese, chicken, red meat, etc. 

What Are The Best Foods For Acidity

Some foods known for easing acidity are:

  • Oatmeal
  • Ginger
  • Beans
  • Lean Meats
  • Egg whites
  • Healthy fats like nuts, sesame oil, avocados, olive oil.

Worst Foods With PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Worst Foods For Constipation

Avoid cheese and dairy items

  • Fried foods
  • Red meat
  • Chips
  • Frozen food
  • Unripe banana
  • Caffeine
  • Chocolate
  • Processed food

What Are The Worst Foods For Hypokalemia

  • Foods that are low in Potassium: As potassium is highly required in this diet for Hypokalemia, it is advisable to avoid foods that will not be able to provide the necessary mineral. Some of these are cherries, blackberries, blueberries, grapes, peach, etc.
  • High Sodium content foods: Sodium counters potassium, which is why it is advisable to skip foods that are high in sodium. Some of these are bacon, pretzels, ham, potato chips, salted popcorn, pizza, etc. 

What Are The Worst Foods For Acidity

  • Spicy foods
  • French fries and other fried foods
  • Fatty red meat
  • Citrus fruit
  • Tomatoes
  • Fatty red meat
  • Butter, oil,
  • Chocolate, caffeine
  • Peppermint
  • Alcohol

Symptoms Treated With PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Symptoms Of Constipation

  • Passing 3 or fewer stools in a week.
  • Hard, lumpy stools.
  • Difficulty in bowel movements.
  • Feeling of blockage in the rectum.

What Are The Symptoms Of Hypokalemia

Hypokalemia symptoms usually do not show up until the potassium levels in the body have reached an extremely low level. It is prudent to stay aware of the symptoms Hypokalemia if they occur. Here are a few:

  • Faster heart beats (palpitations).
  • Muscle cramps.
  • Constipation.
  • Fatigue.
  • Weakness.
  • Potassium levels below 2.5 mmol/L are considered to be fatal. These can be diagnosed by symptoms like:
  • Lazy bowels (Ileus).
  • Muscle tissue rupture.
  • Failure of respiratory organs.
  • Paralysis.
  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • Loss of appetite.

People who consume medications containing digitalis (a drug made from herbs) can witness irregular heartbeat conditions.

What Are The Symptoms Of Acidity

Common symptoms of acidity are:

  • Indigestion
  • Heartburn
  • Ulcers in stomach
  • Gastric inflammation 

Causes of diseases where PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G is used

What Are The Causes Of Constipation

Constipation can be caused by any of the following reasons:

 

  • Changes in your usual diet or activities.
  • Antacid medicines containing calcium, iron or aluminium.
  • Colon cancer.
  • Eating a lot of dairy products.
  • Eating disorders. Eating too much of junk food, white bread.
  • Irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease or multiple sclerosis.
  • Not being active.

What Are The Causes Of Hypokalemia

There a number of causes for Hypokalemia in the body. Here are some of the prominent ones.

  • Kidney disorders such as Liddle Syndrome, Bartter Syndrome, And Gitelman Syndrome lead to increase in blood pressure and imbalance in the salt and potassium in the body.
  • Chewing tobacco
  • Diuretic drugs (drugs which produce more urine in the body)
  • High administration of penicillin.
  • Use of laxatives for a long term.
  • Deficiency of magnesium
  • Issues related to adrenal glands.
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Malnutrition
  • Poisoning by Barium

What Are The Causes Of Acidity

Acidity can be caused by any of the following reasons:

  • Eating spicy foods, junk foods, irregular eating
  • Smoking
  • Stress
  • Alcoholism
  • Sedentary life style

Do's With Usage of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Constipation

  • Constipation is usually caused by wrong food habits, which disturb the digestion system of the body. Apart from that, try the following:
  • Exercise for at least 30 minutes a day, as it helps in digesting the food faster.
  • If you are taking any iron supplement, pl. ask your doctor to change it. Most of the iron supplements cause constipation.

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Hypokalemia

As Hypokalemia occurs due to loss of potassium, so it is obvious that the patient will have to fix the potassium intake in the body.

  • Consult a specialist doctor immediately if the potassium levels in the body have become drastically low due to Hypokalemia.
  • Take the necessary medicines as instructed by the doctor, whether orally or through IV, to compensate the potassium loss in the body.
  • Treat conditions like vomiting and diarrhoea in the patient by consulting a doctor.
  • Patients who are getting nasogastric suction should be administered with H2 blockers.
  • Consume potassium orally with plenty of liquids, both before and after the meals. 

What Are The Things One Should Do To Manage Acidity

  • Eat small and frequent meals.
  • Shed excess weight.
  • Identify your trigger foods and avoid them.
  • Avoid stress as this is one the major causes of acidity.

Dont's With Usage Of PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Constipation

  • Don’t over use laxatives as these can cause hard to treat constipation.
  • Don’t have a lifestyle of less physical activity.
  • Never ignore the urge to go to the toilet.

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Hypokalemia

  • Do not use diuretics and laxatives.
  • Do not consume alcohol.
  • Do not exercise for more than 2 hours daily without a high-calorie diet. 

What Are The Things One Should Avoid To Manage Acidity

Don’t take late night snacks.

Don’t ignore the symptoms.

Don't smoke or consume alcohol.

PEGRED C SACHET 138.4G has the following salts in its composition

 1) Polyethylene Glycol 2) Potassium Chloride 3) Sodium Bicarbonate 4) Sodium Chloride

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