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DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets

Bisacodyl:5mg | Laxatives

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Merck
Product Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30 Tablets
Ingredients : Bisacodyl:5mg
Generic Category : Laxatives

How it works

DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets works by stimulating the bowel muscles to increase the bowel movements.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets

  • Abdominal cramps severe
  • Fainting severe
  • Rectal bleeding severe
  • Stomach discomfort and pain severe
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea and vomiting

Uses of DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bowel preparation

    DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets is used to empty the bowels before certain medical procedures.

  • Constipation

    DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets is used in the treatment of constipation for softening the stools and stimulating bowel movements.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is about 6-10 hours after oral administration and 15-60 minutes after rectal administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets

  • Intestinal obstruction

    DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of intestinal obstruction due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

  • Rectal bleeding

    DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets is not recommended for use in patients having rectal bleeding due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is safe for use in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Continuous use

    This medicine should not be used for more than 7 days.

  • Electrolyte imbalance

    This medicine should be used with caution due to an increased risk of electrolytes and fluid imbalance. Consult the doctor in case of any side effects such as dizziness, weakness, and fainting. Drink an adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

  • Blood in stool

    This medicine may cause the presence of blood in stool in some patients, which is often mild and self-limiting. Seek immediate medical attention in case of any excessive rectal bleeding.

  • Pediatric use

    This medicine is recommended for use in children under 4 years of age only under the supervision of a doctor.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    If a dose of DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Lactulose moderate
  • Calcium carbonate moderate
  • Magnesium carbonate moderate
Food interactions
  • Taking milk within 1 hour of administration of DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets tablets may cause gastric irritation.

General Instructions

Take DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take larger amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in the case of any severe side effects.

Other details

  • Usage does not depend on food timings
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver DULCOLAX 5mg Tablet 30 Tablets. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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