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Piclin Tablet

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Product introduction

Piclin Tablet is a medicine used to treat constipation. It is a laxative and helps you empty your bowels. It works by increasing movement in the intestine and provides relief from constipation.

Piclin Tablet should be taken in a dose as advised by your doctor. Take it at a fixed time at night. You should not use this medicine for more than a few days unless your doctor tells you to. Some lifestyle changes can help with constipation, for example eating more fiber in foods such as fruit, vegetables, and cereals, drinking plenty of fluids, and taking regular exercise.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine are nausea, vomiting, and headache. These are usually mild and go away after a couple of days. If they persist, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.

Before using this medicine you should tell your doctor if you have a blockage in your bowel, upset stomach or your bowel movements have been different for more than two weeks.

Uses of Piclin Tablet

Benefits of Piclin Tablet

In Treatment of Constipation

Piclin Tablet is a laxative that treats constipation by drawing water into the bowels thereby making stools softer and easier to pass. This medicine may take 6 to 12 hours to start working, therefore it is best to take it at bedtime. Take it as instructed even if it seems that it is not working as expected. Talk to your doctor if you are still constipated. Constipation is a common problem that can cause significant pain and discomfort. This medicine can relieve discomfort and improve your quality of life. To prevent constipation from happening it may help to eat more high-fiber foods including fruit and vegetables and drink plenty of water.

Side effects of Piclin Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Piclin

  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Diarrhea

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 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Piclin Tablet works

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

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Piclin Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Piclin Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Piclin Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Piclin Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Piclin Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Piclin Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Piclin Tablet?

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

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Quick tips

  • Together with Piclin Tablet, taking a 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 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 Tablet after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Piclin Tablet should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Diphenylmethane Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
GASTRO INTESTINAL
Action Class
Stimulant laxatives/purgative

Patient concerns

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Can I take medicine Piclin 10mg
Shamika Desai
Dietetics/Nutrition
Do you have constipation. Then include warm water in diet. Have salads and leafy vegetables daily. Try Warm Milk with 1 st ghee
My child is having constipation problem since 4/5 months and I have given first muout then livoluk but no relief and now piclin kid .it works but when I stop then again problem of constipation comes. Kindly suggest. Is it safe to give piclin for long ?
Dr. Gopal Bansilal Samdani
Paediatrics
Yes it is a safe drug
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References

  1. Sodium Picosulfate. Guildford, Surrey: SANOFI; 2005 [revised 16 Sep. 2017]. [Accessed 27 Mar 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

Manufacturer/Marketer address

A.Menarini India Pvt.Ltd. 2102, Tower 3, Indiabulls Finance Center, Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road (west), Mumbai - 400013
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: July, 2023

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