Overview

Sodiumpicosulfate

CAS

10040-45-6

Status

Commercial

Sodiumpicosulfate is an esterified triphenyl derivative used as Laxans. The effect occurs about 6 – 12 hours after oral administration. Unlike Bisacodyl, it does not pass through the liver, which is why it acts faster. In the large intestine, like Bisacodyl, it is converted into free diphenols by bacteria. Even after years of use, a habituation or electrolyte shift has not been observed.

Description

Formula

C18H13NO8S2 • 2 Na

Molecular weight

481.41 g/mol

Molecular size

small

Controlled Substance

no

Precursor

no

Indications

Drugs for constipation

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Marius Hang

International Division
Director API Export

Midas Pharma GmbH
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55218 Ingelheim
Germany
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