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Picolax

OTC
Read time: 13 mins
Last updated: 28 Jul 2016
Published: 24 Jul 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

PICOLAX is indicated in adults, adolescents and children from the age of 1 year: - To clean the bowel prior to X-ray examination or endoscopy.- To clean the bowel prior to surgery when judged clinically necessary (see section 4.4 regarding open colorectal surgery).

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