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Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Citric Acid Laxative (Code C80015)

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Preferred Name: Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Citric Acid Laxative

Definition: An oral laxative formulation containing the stimulant cathartic sodium picosulfate as the primary active ingredient. Picosulfate acts on the enteric nerves in the intestinal wall to increase muscle contractions, thereby stimulating peristaltic action and promoting defecation. Other active ingredients are osmotic agents that increase stool water content.

Label: Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Citric Acid Laxative

NCI Thesaurus Code: C80015 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C2699328  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Citrate Laxative
Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Citrate Oral Laxative
Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Oxide/Citric Acid Laxative

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 615425
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 615425 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C2699328

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C80015
Legacy_Concept_Name Sodium_Picosulfate_Magnesium_Citrate_Oral_Laxative
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

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Defined Fully by Roles: No  


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