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Picolex Solution 100ml
Picolex Solution 100ml

Picolex Solution 100ml

100ml Oral Solution in Bottle
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Picolex 5 MG/5ML Description

Picolex Oral Solution is used to provide relief from constipation. It contains a laxative known as sodium picosulfate as its active ingredient. Constipation occurs when the normal muscle action in th

e bowel (large intestine) slows down, and the stools are not easily removed from the body. A laxative like Picolex Oral Solution increases bowel movements, thereby helping to push out the stools. Eating a balanced diet, drinking enough water, exercising regularly, and making time to empty your bowels when your body tells you are some of the tips to be followed to try to prevent constipation. This syrup is not to be used in children below 12 years of age. Always take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take too much of this medicine or for too long. If you are not sure, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.


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ContainsSodium Picosulfate(5.0 Mg/5ml)
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach pain, discomfort, or cramps
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Uses of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

Picolex Oral Solution is used to treat constipation.

Contraindications of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

  • If you are allergic to sodium picosulfate or any other ingredient of Picolex Oral Solution.
  • If you have dehydration.
  • If you have a bowel condition called ileus (blockage in the intestine) or inflammatory bowel disease (inflammation of the digestive tract).
  • If you have any kind of serious abdominal condition like appendicitis.
  • You have stomach pain with nausea, vomiting and/or fever.
  • You have inflammation of the bowel (small and large intestine).

Side effects of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Stomach cramps

Precautions and Warnings of Picolex 5 MG/5ML



Can I take Picolex Oral Solution during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Picolex in pregnancy. Thus, it is recommended to talk to your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Picolex Oral Solution while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Picolex in human breastmilk. Thus, it is recommended to avoid taking this medicine if you are breastfeeding, unless recommended by your treating doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Picolex Oral Solution?
There is limited information available regarding the effect of Picolex Oral Solution on the ability to drive. If you feel comfortable enough to drive, you can drive. However, if you experience side effects like dizziness or abdominal cramps which may affect your ability to drive safely, then it is suggested that you do not drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Picolex Oral Solution?
There is limited information available regarding the interaction of alcohol with Picolex Oral Solution. Hence, it is suggested that you confirm with your doctor whether you can consume alcohol while taking Picolex Oral Solution.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are under 12 years of age.
  • You are taking this medicine for more than five days.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • You drink alcohol or alcohol-containing beverages or medicines.
  • You have any kind of liver disease or experience fits/seizures (epilepsy).
  • You experience symptoms of allergy (rash, itching, swelling of your skin, mouth and face, difficulty swallowing) after taking this medicine.
  • You develop symptoms of dehydration like thirst and production of less urine than normal.
  • You feel dizzy or faint after using this medicine.

Mode of Action of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

How Does It Work?

Picolex Oral Solution increases the muscle movements in the bowel which helps to move the stool through the body. This medicine also softens the stool and allows easy elimination.

Directions for Use of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

  • Take this medicine as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon, or a dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not consume it directly from the bottle.

Interactions of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Picolex Oral Solution works, or this Oral Solution itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • The use of diuretics (hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, spironolactone) or adrenocorticosteroids (mineralocorticoids, glucocorticoids) with Picolex Oral Solution may increase the risk of imbalance of s...
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  • Care should be taken when antibiotics are taken along with this Oral Solution as this may reduce the laxative effect of the syrup.

Storage and disposal of Picolex 5 MG/5ML

  • Store in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Picolex 5 MG/5ML


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Hina Firdous

B.Pharm, M.Pharm (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Picolex Oral Solution help with weight loss?

A: No. There is no information available that suggests that Picolex Oral Solution can cause weight loss. Hence this medicine should not be used for reducing weight, rather it is used to treat constipation.

Q: What are some healthy tips to try to prevent constipation?

A: Constipation occurs when the stools are not easily removed from the body. Some of the healthy tips to prevent constipation include eating a healthy diet that includes fresh fruits and vegetables, drinking enough water to stay hydrated, exercising regularly and taking the time to empty your bowels when your body tells you.

Q: How long does it take for Picolex Oral Solution to work?

A: Picolex Oral Solution takes about 6-12 hours to provide relief in constipation. However, the effect of this syrup varies depending on the condition and individual physiology.

Q: Will Picolex Oral Solution also soften my stools?

A: Yes, Picolex Oral Solution will soften your stools while increasing your bowel movement. This will make it easier for you to push your stools out of your body and will provide relief in constipation.
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Last Updated on: 29 Nov 2022 | 03:30 PM (IST)

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