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Malt Soup Extract

Reviewed on 2/10/2020

Brand Name and Other Names: N/A

Generic Name: Malt Soup Extract

Drug Class: Laxatives, Other

What Is Malt Soup Extract Used For and How Does it Work?

Malt soup extract is an over-the-counter (OTC) product used to treat constipation.

Malt soup extract is available under the following different brand names: N/A.

Dosages of Malt Soup Extract:

  • See package label

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Tablets

  • Adults: 4 tablets orally every 6 hours, with liquid
  • Not recommended in children

Powder or Liquid

  • Adults: 2 tablespoons orally every 12 hours for 3-4 days, then 1-2 tablespoons at night, 8 oz of fluid taken with each dose
  • Children: 1-2 tablespoon in milk or cereal orally once daily or every 12 hours for 3-4 days, then 1-2 tablespoons at night, 8 oz of fluid taken with each dose
  • Children over 1 month old: 1-2 teaspoonfuls in a single feeding

Other Indications and Uses

  • Constipation

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What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Malt Soup Extract?

Side Effects of Malt Soup Extract include:

What Other Drugs Interact with Malt Soup Extract?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider or pharmacist first.

Malt soup extract has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.

Malt soup extract has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.

Moderate interactions of malt soup extract include:

Mild interactions of malt soup extract include:

This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Check with your physician if you have health questions or concerns.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Malt Soup Extract?

Warnings

This medication contains malt soup extract. Do not take malt soup extract if you are allergic to malt soup extract or any ingredients contained in this drug.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Contraindications

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • No information available

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Malt Soup Extract?"

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Malt Soup Extract?"

Cautions

Pregnancy and Lactation

Malt soup extract may be acceptable for use during pregnancy. Either animal studies show no risk but human studies are not available or animal studies showed minor risks and human studies were done and showed no risk.

There is no data available regarding use of malt soup extract while breastfeeding. Malt soup extract is not absorbed; therefore, it is unlikely to pose a risk in breastfeeding.

References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/malt-soup-extract-342019
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