Medication Description: Cafiolum
The combined preparation in the form of briquettes of dark brown color with yellow impregnations (seeds of fruits of a fig), a peculiar fruit smell and taste.
They contain 0.7 g of senna leaves, 0.3 g of senna fruit, 2, 2 g of plum fruit pulp, 4, 4 g of fig fruit, 0.84 g of vaseline oil.
The drug has a laxative effect due to chemical irritation (anthraquinones of leaves and fruits of senna) and mechanical irradiation (pectins of plums and figs) of the intestine, as well as by facilitating the movement of intestinal contents (liquid paraffin).
Is ingested in the evening. Briquette need to chew.
Dose 1/2 - 1 briquette at the reception; with persistent constipation 1, 5 - 2 briquettes (in 2 doses).
The highest daily dose is 6 briquettes. Depending on the nature of the disease, take one time or courses (10 - 14 days).
Possible side effects of cramping abdominal pain, frequent loose stools. These phenomena disappear after drug withdrawal or dose reduction.
Form release: in a package of 6 briquettes.
Storage: in a cool, dark place.
Foreign drug "Regulax" (Regulax) (Germany), similar in composition and action to kafiol; does not contain only the pulp of plum fruits.