Picozan belongs to a class of medicines called laxatives. It is used to provide relief from constipation (a condition in which there is difficulty in emptying the bowels, usually associated with hardened feces).
Q. What is Picozan used for?
Picozan is a laxative which is used to relieve constipation. Constipation is usually associated with hardened feces where there is difficulty in emptying the bowels. Picozan works by stimulating the muscles in your colon to remove waste products from your body and also helps in softening of stools. It provides short-term relief from constipation caused due to any cause. Please consult your doctor for the right use and dose of Picozan.
Q. Is Picozan safe?
Picozan is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.
Q. Is Picozan a sulfa drug?
No, Picozan is not a sulfa drug. The chemical structure and the working of the medicine are different from sulfa drugs.
Q. What does Picozan do?
Picozan 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 colon and softening the stools. This brings an overnight relief from constipation.
Q. Does Picozan work?
Yes, Picozan is an effective laxative that provides relief from constipation by increasing the movement of the bowel (gut or large intestine).
Q. How fast does Picozan work?
Picozan provides overnight relief from constipation and helps the body return to its natural cycle.
Q. Is Picozan effective in relieving constipation?
Picozan is effective in relieving constipation if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking it even if you see improvement in your condition. If you stop using Picozan too early, the symptoms may return or worsen.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th May 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.