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Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet

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₹5.1/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Piclin Tablet

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Uses of Piclin Tablet

Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Piclin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Piclin are Vomiting, Headache, Nausea.

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How to use Piclin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Piclin Tablet works

Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet is a laxative. It works by increasing the movement of the intestines, thereby facilitating the passage of stool.

In Depth Information on Piclin Tablet

Expert advice for Piclin Tablet

  • Together with Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet, 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 Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet 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 Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Piclin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Piclin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Piclin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Piclin Kid 5 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Piclin Tablet

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Piclin 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).
Piclin is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces). Piclin 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 Piclin.
Yes. Piclin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Piclin is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of Piclin are different from sulfa drugs.
Piclin 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, Piclin is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).
Piclin provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.
Yes. Piclin is effective to relieve constipation if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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