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Pre-dosing Instructions:

If you have special dietary requirements, please discuss this with your doctor.


At least 3 days prior to your procedure:


  • Do not consume seeds or nuts due to digestive residue.
  • Do not consume any fresh fruits or raw vegetables (e.g. no salads) and no multigrain bread.

Adult Dosing Instructions:

Fill a mug with 150 ml (5 oz) of cold water. Empty contents of one sachet in the mug (rarely, mixture may heat up- allow to cool before drinking). Stir until completely dissolved. Following each dose, drink 1.5 to 2 Litres of a variety of clear fluids over 4 hours. DO NOT DRINK JUST WATER ALONE. You should also drink a balanced electrolyte solution. Drinking only water to replace the fluid losses may lead to electrolyte imbalance, particularly to hyponatremia and possibly seizures.
PICO-SALAX® Adult Dosing Instructions
PICO-SALAX® Adult Dosing Instructions

Recommended clear fluids include Gatorade†, fruit juices, clear both, tea or coffee (black, sweetened to taste, no milk, cream or soy), clear sodas (e.g. ginger ale), plain Jell-O† (not red or purple), Popsicles† (not red or purple) and water.

Diabetics can use a fibre free supplement/meal replacement.

One day before your procedure you should have clear fluids ONLY and no solid food.


Pediatric Dosing Instructions:

Fill a mug with 150 ml (5 oz) of cold water. Empty contents of one sachet in the mug (rarely, mixture may heat up - allow to cool before drinking). Stir until completely dissolved. If possible, it is recommended that PICO-SALAX® should be given at least 5-6 hours before bedtime to avoid interference with sleep. Splitting the dose over two days is recommended for children as follows:

PICO-SALAX® Pediatric Dosing Instructions
PICO-SALAX® Pediatric Dosing Instructions


In order to replace fluid lost from the body, it is important to drink plenty of clear fluids throughout the treatment with PICO-SALAX® until bowel movements have ceased. In general, patients should drink about 250 mL of water or clear fluid and/or a balanced electrolyte solution (e.g.: Gastrolyte†, Pedialyte†) every hour while they feel the effects of PICO-SALAX®.

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Overdose:

For management of suspected drug overdose, contact your regional poison control centre.


Storage and Stability:

Store at 15 °C - 25 °C.
Keep out of reach of children.