Over-the-counter

Dulcolax Adult 5mg Tablets

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Monday, 27 May 2024

Pack Size: 8
How to use
  • Dulcolax Adult 5mg tablets should be used as directed by your doctor. If you are self-treating, follow all directions on the product packaging.
  • Take this medication by mouth with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters), preferably at bedtime.
  • The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.
  • Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
  • In general, this drug should not be used for longer than 7 days unless directed by your doctor.
  • If you are uncertain about any of the information or have any further questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Remember, it may take 6 to 12 hours before this drug causes a bowel movement. Do not use this medication if you have any abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting unless directed by your doctor. Immediately stop using this drug and consult your doctor if you have any of these side effects.
Main Ingredients
  • Bisacodyl, lactose monohydrate, maize starch, glycerol, magnesium stearate, sucrose, talc, acacia, white beeswax, shellac, carnauba wax, titanium dioxide, yellow iron oxide, methacrylic acid-methyl methacrylate copolymer, castor oil, macrogol 6000.
Side Effects & Cautions
Side Effects:
  • Digestive Issues: Some users may experience nausea, cramping, or diarrhea.
  • Dehydration Risk: Dulcolax can cause a loss of fluids, resulting in dehydration. Ensure you're consuming enough water.
  • Allergic Reactions: In rare cases, allergic reactions like itching, rash, swelling, severe dizziness, and trouble breathing might occur.
  • Electrolyte Imbalance: Prolonged usage can lead to low levels of electrolytes, causing fatigue, muscle weakness, and irregular heartbeat.
  • Remember to always take as directed by your healthcare provider. Contact your doctor if you experience persistent or worsening symptoms.
Cautions:
  • Do not use if you have an allergy to Dulcolax or any of its ingredients.
  • Avoid use if you have abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting.
  • Not recommended for individuals with intestinal blockage or chronic constipation.
  • Long-term use may cause electrolyte imbalance or dependence.
  • Seek medical advice if you're pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not exceed recommended dosage without medical advice.
  • Consult your doctor if there's no bowel movement after use or if constipation persists.
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