Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup

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Alkem Laboratories Ltd

Composition for Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Alpicno Syrup

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Uses of Alpicno Syrup

Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Side effects of Alpicno Syrup

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Abdominal pain, Dehydration.

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How to use Alpicno Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup at a fixed time.

How Alpicno Syrup works

Alpicno 5mg/5ml syrup directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Alpicno Syrup

Expert advice for Alpicno Syrup

  • Together with Alpicno, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  •   Avoid taking a Alpicno for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Take Alpicno after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Alpicno should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup alters the abi
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Alpicno
5mg/5ml Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Alpicno
5mg/5ml Syrup in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Sodium Picosulfate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Alpicno 5mg/5ml Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Picosulfate

Alpicno belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives. It is used to provide relief from constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces).
Alpicno is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces). Alpicno works by stimulating the muscles in your bowel to remove waste products from your body and also helps in softening of stools. It helps in the short term relief of constipation due to any cause. Please consult your doctor for the right use and dose of Alpicno.
Yes. Alpicno is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Alpicno is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Alpicno are different from sulfa drugs.
Alpicno provides relief from constipation (inability to pass stools and hardened stools) by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine) to move stools out of the body by stimulating the muscles of the bowel and softening the stools. This brings an overnight relief from constipation.
Yes, Alpicno is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).
Alpicno provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.
Yes. Alpicno is effective to relieve constipation if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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