Liquid Paraffin-1.2+Milk of Magnesia 3.75 + Sodium Picosulfate 3.34 belongs to the group of medicines called laxatives used to treat constipation associated with piles, anal fissure, hernia, cardiovascular disorder, endoscopy, bowel clearance before radioscopy, pre/post-operative conditions, elderly and bed-ridden patients. Constipation refers to infrequent bowel movements in which the stools are often dry, painful, and hard to pass.
Liquid Paraffin-1.2+Milk of Magnesia 3.75 + Sodium Picosulfate 3.34 is a combination of three drugs, namely: liquid paraffin (lubricant), Milk Of Magnesia (hyperosmotic laxative), and Sodium picosulphate (stimulant laxative). Liquid paraffin works by lubricating the bowels and softens the stools. Milk of magnesia works by increasing the osmotic gradient in the gut by drawing the water into the intestine, thereby helps in bowel evacuation. Sodium picosulphate works by preventing water absorption in the colonic lumen and stimulating the colon''s propulsive activity, thereby promoting water accumulation. Together, Liquid Paraffin-1.2+Milk of Magnesia 3.75 + Sodium Picosulfate 3.34 helps in providing relief from constipation.