PICOLAX TABLET

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S P Pharma

Composition for PICOLAX NA TABLET

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Primarily used for

30
₹3.0/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Substitutes for PICOLAX

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of PICOLAX TABLET

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Uses of PICOLAX TABLET

Picolax tablet is used in the treatment of constipation.
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Side effects of PICOLAX TABLET

Common

Abdominal pain, Dehydration.

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How to use PICOLAX 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Picolax tablet at a fixed time.

How PICOLAX TABLET works

Picolax tablet directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on PICOLAX TABLET

Expert advice for PICOLAX TABLET

  • Together with Sodium Picosulfate, 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 Sodium Picosulfate 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 Sodium Picosulfate after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Sodium Picosulfate should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Warnings
Special precautions for PICOLAX TABLET
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Picolax 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

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 PICOLAX NA TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Picosulfate

Q. What is sodium picosulfate?
Sodium picosulfate 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).
Q. What is sodium picosulfate used for?
Sodium picosulfate is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation (condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces). Sodium picosulfate works by the 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 sodium picosulfate.
Q. Is sodium picosulfate safe?
Yes. Sodium picosulfate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is sodium picosulfate a sulfa drug?
Sodium picosulfate is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of sodium picosulfate are different from sulfa drugs.
Q. What does sodium picosulfate do?
Sodium picosulfate 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.
Q. Does sodium picosulfate work?
Yes, sodium picosulfate is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).
Q. How fast does sodium picosulfate work?
Sodium picosulfate provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.
Q. Is sodium picosulfate safe in pregnancy?
There are no reports of undesirable or damaging effects during pregnancy or to the fetus with the use of this product. Nevertheless, medicines should not be used in pregnancy, especially the first trimester without a clear recommendation from your doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking sodium picosulfate in pregnancy.
Q. Is sodium picosulfate effective to relieve constipation?
Yes. Sodium picosulfate is effective to relieve constipation if used in prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is sodium picosulfate safe for babies?
Sodium picosulfate is safe for babies if used as advised by your doctor.<br>
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