Dulcolax® Laxative
Suppositories

Dependable, fast relief



Dulcolax Laxative Suppositories
Dulcolax® medicated laxative suppositories relieve occasional constipation and irregularity fast.
  • Relieves constipation and irregularity fast
  • Comfort-shaped medicated suppository for rectal use only
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Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories

Dependable, fast relief

Dulcolax® medicated laxative suppositories relieve occasional constipation and irregularity fast.

  • Relieves constipation and irregularity fast
  • Comfort-shaped medicated suppository for rectal use only

Just one suppository produces a bowel movement in as little as 15 minutes. It is designed for rectal use only.

  • The #1 doctor recommended stimulant laxative brand
  • Brand trusted for effective constipation relief for over 60 years
  • Produces a bowel movement in 15 to 60 minutes
  • Contains the active ingredient bisacodyl

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each suppository)                  Purpose
Bisacodyl USP 10 mg.............................................................Stimulant laxative

Use

  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour

Warnings

For rectal use only

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

When using this product it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness, rectal burning and mild cramps

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

adults and children 12 years of age and over 1 suppository in a single daily dose. Peel open plastic. Insert suppository well into rectum, pointed end first. Retain about 15 to 20 minutes.
children 6 to under 12 years of age 1/2 suppository in a single daily dose
children under 6 years of age ask a doctor

Other information

  • do not store above 30°C (86°F)
  • do not use this product if the individual seal is broken

Inactive ingredients: hydrogenated vegetable oil

Product of Italy
Manufactured in Italy

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories

What time of day should I take Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories?

You may take a Dulcolax® Laxative Suppository anytime. It generally produces a bowel movement in 15 to 60 minutes.

How often can I take Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories? Is it safe for daily use?

You may take 1 Dulcolax® Laxative Suppository a day for up to 7 days. If you need to use a laxative for more than 7 days, consult a doctor.

How many Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories can I take?

Adults and children over 12 years can take 1 Dulcolax® Laxative Suppository a day. Children 6 to under 12 years of age can take a ½ suppository a day. For children under 6 years of age, consult a doctor.

How do I use Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories? What does retain mean?

Remove the suppository from the plastic wrapping and insert the suppository, pointed end first, into the rectum. For best results, you should lie down for 15 to 20 minutes and try to retain the suppository for as long as you can. To retain the suppository means to keep the suppository in the rectum.

Do you need to remove the suppository after it has been inserted?

The Dulcolax® Laxative Suppository does not need to be removed after it has been inserted. The suppository will dissolve and be absorbed in the rectum.

How do Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories work?

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories contain 10 mg of bisacodyl, which stimulates the muscles in the intestine to promote bowel activity.

How should Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories be used?

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories are to be inserted rectally. They are not intended for oral or vaginal use.

Should Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories be taken before or after a meal?

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories may be taken with or without food.
For additional questions regarding usage, side effects, or storage instructions, please refer to the Dulcolax® Laxative Suppository Drug Facts panel or contact your healthcare professional.

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories

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Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories