How do you take Guttalax?
Adults 10-20 drops (5-10 mg) per day. Start with 10 drops. The dose can be increased to a maximum of 20 drops.
What drug is Pico?
About sodium picosulfate
|Type of medicine||Stimulant laxative|
|Used for||Constipation and before some surgery or medical examinations|
|Also called||For constipation: Dulcolax® Pico Liquid For before medical procedures: CitraFleet®; Picolax®|
|Available as||Oral solution, sachets of powder|
Is sodium Picosulfate safe?
What if I give too much? Too much sodium picosulfate can cause stomach pain (cramps), diarrhoea (runny poo), and may lead to dehydration if too much stools (poo) are passed.
Which food contain sodium Picosulfate?
Together with Sodium Picosulfate, taking a fiber-rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
What is the active ingredient in Dulcolax?
Each tablet contains 5 mg of bisacodyl and is available in blister packs of, 30, 100 and 200 tablets. DULCOLAX is also available as suppositories containing 10 mg of bisacodyl. Foil-wrapped DULCOLAX suppositories, each containing 10 mg of bisacodyl, are available in packs of 6, 10 and 50 suppositories.
Can Pico-Salax make you sick?
Pico-Salax and Dulcolax are laxatives that will cause your bowels to move and may cause abdominal bloating, cramping and occasional nausea (Gravol may be taken for this).
Is Dulcolax sodium picosulfate?
Dulcolax Twelve Plus Pico Liquid contains sodium picosulfate and belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives, which increase bowel movements. This medicine does not help with weight loss.
What type of laxative is Picolax?
Picolax® is a powder that contains sodium picosulfate, a laxative that works by increasing the activity of the intestine. Picolax® also contains magnesium citrate, another type of laxative that works by holding back fluid in the bowel to provide a wash-out effect.
Can I take Dulcolax everyday?
Dulcolax is recommended for short-term use only. If symptoms persist, seek medical advice. Long-term use of Dulcolax is not recommended. If you take Dulcolax every day, you should consult with your doctor to find out the cause of your constipation.
What is the generic name of Dulcolax?
Generic Name & Formulations: Bisacodyl 5mg; e-c tabs.