Effects of oral sodium picosulphate Picolax® on urea and electrolytes.


Aim To investigate the effects of sodium picosulphate (Picolax®) oral bowel preparation on levels of serum urea, electrolytes and glucose in patients undergoing bowel preparation for barium enema. Method A prospective, non-randomised, pre-test and post-test trial was conducted with 144 patients aged 34-87 years, who had agreed to undergo a barium enema… (More)