Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup

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Psychotropics India Ltd

Composition for Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup

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100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Picopil Syrup

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Uses of Picopil Syrup

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

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Abdominal pain, Dehydration.

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How to use Picopil 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 Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup at a fixed time.

How Picopil Syrup works

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

In Depth Information on Picopil Syrup

Expert advice for Picopil Syrup

  • Together with Picopil, 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 Picopil 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 Picopil after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Picopil should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Picopil 5mg/ml 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
Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. 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 Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup alters the abil
ity 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 Picopil
5mg/ml Syrup in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Picopil
5mg/ml 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 Picopil 5mg/ml Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Sodium Picosulfate

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