Dulcolax

Dulcolax is an oral or rectal laxative whose active ingredient is bisacodil and is used to treat constipation.This medicine performs its laxative effect by causing irritation in the intestines and as a consequence increased bowel movement, helping to eliminate stools. There are other medicines with the same effect as Lacto-purge or Bisalax and should be used on the recommendation of a healthcare professional.

Price

The price of a box with 20 pills is approximately 5 reais.

What is it for

Dulcolax is indicated for the treatment of constipation, to release the bowel in the preparation of exams, after surgery and for bedridden patients.

Mode of use

The doctor usually recommends a single dose before breakfast or at bedtime, accompanied by a glass of water or fruit juice. Doses are usually given according to age, with adults taking 10-15 mg and children under 6 taking 5-10 mg.

In the case of the suppository adults and children over 6 years old should put a 10 mg suppository. Also, it is not recommended to take more laxatives than medical advice. why taking too much laxative is bad .

Side effects

Some side effects of dulcolax include stomach pain, belly discomfort, abdominal cramps, nausea and fainting.

Contraindications

Laxative use is contraindicated in appendicitis, ulcerative colitis, children under 6 years of age, fluid and electrolyte disorders, anal fissure, ulcerated hemorrhoid, fecal impaction, intestinal obstruction, undiagnosed rectal bleeding.

Dulcolax

Dulcolax is an oral or rectal laxative whose active ingredient is bisacodil and is used to treat constipation.This medicine performs its laxative effect by causing irritation in the intestines and as a consequence increased bowel movement, helping to eliminate stools. There are other medicines with the same effect as Lacto-purge or Bisalax and should be used on the recommendation of a healthcare professional.

Price

The price of a box with 20 pills is approximately 5 reais.

What is it for

Dulcolax is indicated for the treatment of constipation, to release the bowel in the preparation of exams, after surgery and for bedridden patients.

Mode of use

The doctor usually recommends a single dose before breakfast or at bedtime, accompanied by a glass of water or fruit juice. Doses are usually given according to age, with adults taking 10-15 mg and children under 6 taking 5-10 mg.

In the case of the suppository adults and children over 6 years old should put a 10 mg suppository. Also, it is not recommended to take more laxatives than medical advice. See why taking too much laxative is bad .

Side effects

Some side effects of dulcolax include stomach pain, belly discomfort, abdominal cramps, nausea and fainting.

Contraindications

Laxative use is contraindicated in appendicitis, ulcerative colitis, children under 6 years of age, fluid and electrolyte disorders, anal fissure, ulcerated hemorrhoid, fecal impaction, intestinal obstruction, undiagnosed rectal bleeding.

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