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Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories with DulcoGlide Applicators

Dulcolax® Laxative Suppositories with DulcoGlide Applicators can be purchased at CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Meijer, Giant Eagle and Kmart. It will be available for purchase at most grocery stores, drug stores and mass merchandisers nationwide soon.

About Constipation

Constipation is more common than some people may believe. In fact, about 80 percent of people suffer from constipation at some time during their lives.


Constipation Treatment Options

Fortunately, there are a variety of over-the-counter treatment options available to relieve your occasional constipation. Each type of product works differently in your body and the time to relief varies.


  Example How it Works Time to Relief  
Stimulant Tablet
(Taken by mouth)
Dulcolax®
Laxative Tablets
Speeds up stool movement by stimulating the bowel muscles Works overnight Buy Npw
Dulcolax Pink®
Laxative Tablets
Buy Npw
Stimulant Suppository
(Inserted rectally)
Dulcolax®
Laxative Suppository
Speeds up stool movement by stimulating the bowel muscles Works in minutes Buy Npw
Stool Softener DulcoEase® Stool Softener Softens the stool in the intestine, making it easier to pass Works gradually Buy Npw
DulcoEase Pink® Stool Softener Buy Npw
Osmotic Miralax® Draws water into the bowel, providing softer stools and increases frequency of bowel movements Works in 1 to 3 days  
Bulk-forming Metamucil® Absorbs more fluid in the intestines, making the stool bigger, giving the urge to pass Works in 12 to 72 hours  
Lubricant Mineral Oil Coats the wall of the intestine so that stools can pass through more easily Works in 6 to 8 hours  

Miralax® is a registered trademark of Bayer Consumer and Metamucil® is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble.

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