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food interaction for PICSUL PLUS

alcohol interaction for PICSUL PLUS

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lactation interaction for PICSUL PLUS

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There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION for PICSUL PLUS

Sodium Picosulfate(3.33 mg)

Uses

Sodium Picosulfate is used in the treatment of constipation.

How it works

Sodium Picosulfate 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
liquid paraffin(1.25 ml)

Uses

liquid paraffin is used in the treatment of constipation.

How it works

Liquid paraffin belongs to a class of drugs called laxatives. It works by softening the hard stools and thus relieves constipation. It also acts as an emollient (agent that softens or soothes the skin) that moisturizes dry skin, thereby relieving dryness and itching.

Common side effects

Lipoid pneumonia (inflammation of lungs due to lipids in bronchi)
Milk of Magnesia(3.75 ml)

Uses

Milk of Magnesia is used in constipation.

How it works

Milk of Magnesia works by drawing water into the intestine through osmosis, that makes the stools soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Flushing, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Decreased white blood cell count

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Top Physicians

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Expert advice for PICSUL PLUS

  • 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 PICSUL PLUS

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.

liquid paraffin

Q.Is liquid paraffin good for constipation?
Yes, liquid paraffin provides temporary relief from constipation

Q.Is liquid paraffin good for dry skin?
Yes, liquid paraffin helps to moisturize dry skin.

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Content on this page was last updated on 28 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)