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PICOWIN 5MG SYRUP

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MRP: Rs. 60 for 1 bottle(s) (100 ML syrup each)
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Composition for PICOWIN

Sodium Picosulfate(5 mg)

food interaction for PICOWIN

alcohol interaction for PICOWIN

pregnancy interaction for PICOWIN

lactation interaction for PICOWIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Picowin 5mg syrup at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Picowin 5mg 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PICOWIN

Sodium Picosulfate(5 mg)

Uses

Picowin 5mg syrup is used in the treatment of constipation.

How it works

Picowin 5mg syrup directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby facilitating the passage of stool.

Common side effects

Decreased urination, Abdominal cramp, Abdominal pain, Acne-like rash, Convulsion, Dizziness, Fainting, Altered heart rate, Black and bloody stools, Nausea, Vomiting

SUBSTITUTES for PICOWIN

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  • PICLIN 5 MG SYRUP
    (100 ML syrup in bottle)
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 0.78/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 78
    pay 30% more per ML of syrup
  • COLAX 5 MG SYRUP
    (100 ML syrup in bottle)
    Strassenburg Pharmaceuticals.Ltd
    Rs. 0.69/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 69
    pay 15% more per ML of syrup
  • OSLAX 5 MG SYRUP
    (100 ML syrup in bottle)
    Obsurge Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 0.77/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 76.80
    pay 28% more per ML of syrup
  • ULTRALAX 5MG SYRUP
    (100 ML syrup in bottle)
    Obsurge Biotech Ltd
    Rs. 0.60/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 60.47
    pay 1% more per ML of syrup
  • PICLIN KID 5 MG SYRUP
    (50 ML syrup in bottle)
    Menarini India Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 1.02/ML of syrup
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    Rs. 51
    pay 70% more per ML of syrup

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Expert advice for PICOWIN

  • 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.
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    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.

Frequently asked questions for PICOWIN

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?
No. Sodium picosulfate is used to provide relief from constipation. The chemical structure and mechanism of action of sodium picosulfate is different from sulfa drugs

Q.What is sodium picosulfate?
Sodium picosulfate belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives

Q.What does it do?
It provides relief from constipation by stimulating the bowel muscles to propel stools out of the body

Q.Does sodium picosulfate work?
Yes, sodium picosulfate is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by stimulating the bowel muscles to propel stools out of the body

Q.How fast does it work?
It provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 January, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)