Pico-Soft Syrup

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Composition for Pico-Soft 5mg/5ml Syrup

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Pico-Soft Syrup

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Uses of Pico-Soft Syrup

Pico-Soft Syrup is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Side effects of Pico-Soft Syrup

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Abdominal pain, Dehydration.

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How to use Pico-Soft 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. Pico-Soft Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pico-Soft Syrup works

Pico-soft syrup directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Pico-Soft Syrup

Expert advice for Pico-Soft Syrup

  • Together with Pico-soft, 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 Pico-soft 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 Pico-soft after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Pico-soft should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Pico-Soft Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pico-Soft 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
Pico-Soft Syrup is probably safe to use during lactation. L
imited 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 Pico-Soft Syrup alters the ability t
o 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 Pico-So
ft Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Pico-So
ft 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Pico-Soft 5mg/5ml Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Picosulfate

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