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Published: 12/2017

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
SODIUM PICOSULFATE Tablets 2.5mg "ISEI"
 Active ingredient:
Sodium picosulfate hydrate
 Dosage form:
white to faintly yellowish white tablet, diameter: 6.1 mm, thickness: 2.9 mm
 Print on wrapping:
ピコスルファートナトリウム錠2.5mg「イセイ」, ピコスルファート, 2.5mg, SODIUM PICOSULFATE 2.5 “ISEI”, 緩下剤, IC 1

Effects of this medicine

This medicine turns into active form by being degraded by bacteria in the large intestine. It enhances bowel peristalsis and inhibits water absorption to show cathartic action.
It is usually used for the treatment of various constipations, for support of postoperative defecation and for stimulation of defecation after administration of contrast agent (barium sulfate).

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you are suspected of having acute abdomen (with abdominal pain).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • For treatment of various constipations: In general, for adults, take 2 to 3 tablets (5 to 7.5 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day. For children aged 7 to 15 years, take 2 tablets (5 mg) at a time, once a day.
    For support of postoperative defecation and for stimulation of defecation after administration of contrast agent (barium sulfate): In general, for adults, take 2 to 3 tablets (5 to 7.5 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day.
    The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms in any case. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, for constipations, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule from the next day. For support of postoperative defecation and for stimulation of defecation after administration of contrast agent, follow the instructions of your doctor. You should not take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, borborygmus, abdomen enlarged feeling and diarrhea. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.