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Brand Name:
Skilax
Generic Name:
Sulfolax

DESCRIPTION:

The active ingredient in Skilax is Sulfolax (Sodium Picosulfate ) which is a stool softening laxative taken orally

COMPOSITION:

Skilax 5 mg tablets: Picosulfate B.P.)5 mg. Skilax drops: Each ml contains Sulfolax (Sodium Picosulfate B.P.) 7.5mg.

INDICATIONS:

Constipation of any aetiology and bowel clearance before surgery, childbirth or radiological investigations.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:

Adults 1 - 2 tablets or 10 -15 drops once a day. Children 2-5 years: 2 - 3 drops once daily, 6 -10 years: 2- 5 drops once daily. The dosage may be adjusted, under medical advice, according to the age and symptoms. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water daily while using any laxative.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Not to be used in patients with ileus, intestinal obstruction, acute surgical abdominal conditions like acute appendicitis, acute inflammatory bowel diseases, and in severe dehydration. Not to be used in patients with a known hypersensitivity to sodium picosulfate or any other component of the product. Patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance should not take this medicine

PRESENTATION:

Skilax 5 mg tablets: Blister pack of 60 tablets. Skilax 5 mg tablets: Blister pack of 30 tablets. Skilax drops: Pilfer proof plastic bottle of 15 ml.

Patients should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.