Picsul 10mg Tablet

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Introduction

Picsul 10mg 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.

Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul Tablet

Benefits of Picsul Tablet

In Treatment of Constipation

Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul 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 Picsul

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache

How to use Picsul 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. Picsul 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Picsul Tablet works

Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul 10mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Picsul 10mg 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
Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul 10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Picsul 10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Picsul Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Picsul 10mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Together with Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul 10mg 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 Picsul 10mg Tablet after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Picsul 10mg 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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Suffering from anal itching # Pruritus ani
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Ayurveda
Is suffer from constipation
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Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Does she have constipation
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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

Mission Research Laboratories (I) Pvt. Ltd., Plot No. 45, N.T.M, Sector – 26, Chandigarh 160019.
Country of origin: India

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