Sodium picosulfate is a Medicine belongs to Gastrointestinal drug group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book :    Page :   Edition : , Martindale    Page : 1887   Edition : 38,

  ►   Brandname : cremaffin Plus,Asilax Plus, Colax, Coso, Cremalax, Laxicare, Dulcolax

  ►  Strength : Powder for oral solution with   ,

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Martindale    Page : 1888   Edition : 38,
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral,
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1887   Edition : 38,

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓


Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Constipation Oral 5 10 mg Oral solution Usually at bedtime; For bowel evacuation, a dose of sodium picosulfate 10 mg with magnesium citrate is given in the morning and again in the afternoon of the day before examination.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 1887   Edition : 38,




Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Constipation 1 Month 4 Year Oral 250 micrograms/kg Oral solution
2 Constipation 4 Year 10 Year Oral 2.5 5 mg Oral solution
3 Constipation Over 10 Year Oral 5 10 mg Oral solution
4 Bowel cleansing 1 Year 2 Year Oral Oral solution
5 Bowel cleansing 2 Year 4 Year Oral Oral solution
6 Bowel cleansing 4 Year 9 Year Oral Oral solution
7 Bowel cleansing Over 9 years Oral Oral solution

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 1887   Edition : 38,
►  Side Effect : Abdominal discomfort such as colic or cramps, haematochezia, Severe bloody diarrhoea may be associated with colonic mucosal ischaemia., ,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1887,1821   Edition : 38,

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Sodium picosulfate is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction :  NA


►  Contraindication : Prolonged use should be avoided, should not be given to patients with intestinal obstruction or acute abdominal conditions such as appendicitis;, Patients with severe dehydration,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1887,1821   Edition : 38,
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   NA

Pathway of Dietry Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- NA


Dietry Substance Interactions


​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



ContraIndication Dietry Substance


​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

►   Route of Elimination :   Renal,
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 1887   Edition : 38,


►    Plasma Half-life :
  Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA


►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   NA    Max value :-   NA