- OralSodium PicosulphatePicolax2-3 sachets the day prior to the procedure, in 3-4 hour intervals
Mechanism of Action
- Promotes gastric motility by stimulating secretion of electrolytes and water into the gut.
- Treatment of severe constipation (sennosides)
- Bowel preparation prior to procedures such as colonoscopy (sodium picosulphate)
- Adverse Effects
- Abdominal cramps
- Hypokalaemia (with prolonged use)