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SALT INFORMATION FOR SOFJECT 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 making the stool soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Abdominal pain, Dehydration
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

Abdominal pain, Anal irritation
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, which makes the stool soft and easier to pass.

Common side effects

Dehydration, Drug dependence

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Expert advice FOR SOFJECT 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 SOFJECT PLUS

Sodium Picosulfate

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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).

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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.

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Is sodium picosulfate safe?
Yes. Sodium picosulfate is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

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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.

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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.

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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).

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How fast does sodium picosulfate work?
Sodium picosulfate provides overnight relief from constipation and helps body return to its natural cycle.

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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.


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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.

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Is sodium picosulfate safe for babies?
Sodium picosulfate is safe for babies if used as advised by your doctor.

liquid paraffin

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

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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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)