Pixit Syrup Uses, Side effects, Precautions

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Pixit Syrup uses, side effects, precautions, substitutes

CompositionSodium Picosulfate (5mg/5ml)
CompanyEndocard India Pvt Ltd
Medicine typeLaxative
Prescription requiredYes
Route of administrationOral
UsesConstipation
Side effectsStomach pain, Diarrhea
PrecautionsHypersensitivity, Alcohol

General uses of Pixit Syrup

Pixit Syrup is generally used in the treatment of constipation. It increases the movement of the intestine and helps in the evacuation of stools.

Ingredients of Pixit Syrup

Sodium Picosulfate: Pixit Syrup contains sodium picosulfate (5mg/5ml). It belongs to the class of drugs known as stimulant laxatives. It is used to treat constipation.

How does Pixit Syrup work? / Mechanism of action

Sodium Picosulfate in Pixit Syrup works by stimulating the peristalsis (movement of the intestine) and makes it easier to pass the stools and promotes its evacuation.

When Pixit Syrup is prescribed?

It is generally used in the treatment of constipation.

Side effects of Pixit Syrup

It may cause some side effects like:

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach Pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions

Alcohol: It is not advised to use alcohol with this medicine.

Hypersensitivity: You should avoid using this medicine if you are hypersensitive (allergic) to any of the ingredients of Pixit Syrup.

Pregnancy: Pixit Syrup should be used with caution in pregnancy.

How to use Pixit Syrup?

Take the dose of Pixit Syrup as advised by your doctor.

You can take this medicine with or without a meal.

Try to use a spoon or a measuring cup for the exact quantity.

Shake well before use.

Storage of Pixit Syrup

Store Pixit Syrup at room temperature.

Keep this medicine away from direct sunlight.

Do not freeze or refrigerate Pixit Syrup.

Keep this medicine away from kids and pets.

Substitutes of Pixit Syrup

Cremalax SyrupAbbott
Piclin SyrupMenarini India Pvt Ltd
Laxoclear SyrupLeeford Healthcare Ltd
Oslax SyrupObsurge Biotech Ltd

Some FAQs

What are the uses of the Pixit Syrup?

Pixit Syrup is a stimulant laxative. It is generally used in the treatment of constipation.

Can I use Pixit Syrup in pregnancy?

You should not use Pixit Syrup in pregnancy until it is clearly prescribed by your doctor.

What is the dose and duration of Pixit Syrup for adults?

For adults, Pixit Syrup can be prescribed 5-15ml once a day at bedtime. But the dose and duration of this medicine are not the same for all and depend on many factors. You should always consult your doctor about the dose and duration of the Pixit Syrup.

Summary

Pixit Syrup contains sodium picosulfate as its active ingredient. It is generally used in the treatment of constipation.

This medicine should be used with caution in pregnancy.

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