|Systematic (IUPAC) name|
|ATC code||A06 A06AB58|
|Mol. mass||481.409 g/mol|
Sodium picosulfate (INN, also known as sodium picosulphate) is a contact laxative used as a treatment for constipation or to prepare the large bowel before colonoscopy or surgery. It is sold under the trade names Dulcolax, Laxoberal, Picolax, Guttalax and several others.
The most common side effects of picosulfate are abdominal cramps and diarrhea.