Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites
NEW Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites are the first and only laxative chewy bite — backed by 70 years of trusted constipation relief.
Each bite contains 600 mg of the active ingredient magnesium hydroxide. Within 30 minutes to 6 hours, it works naturally with your body to draw water to the colon, puts you comfortably in control, and provides gentle relief. It even works faster than MiraLAX (1–3 days).*
*Based on instructions for use, per MiraLAX product labeling.
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Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites benefits
Relief in 30 minutes to 6 hours
Provides fast, gentle relief.
Available in Cherry Berry or Assorted Fruit-flavored chewy bites.
Relieves occasional constipation
Works naturally with the water in your body to provide constipation relief.
Use and dosage
Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites are recommended to be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses with a full glass (8 oz.) of liquid.
Do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dose in a 24-hour period.
adults and children 12 years and over:
- 4 chews (Up to 8 chews)
children 6 to under 12 years:
- 2 chews (Up to 4 chews)
children under 6 years:
- ask a doctor
- for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
- this product generally produces bowel movement in 30 minutes to 6 hours
- Kidney disease
- a magnesium-restricted diet
- stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
- noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks
- you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a 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
- each chew contains: 250 mg magnesium, 1 mg sodium
- contains FD&C yellow no. 5 (tartrazine) as a color additive.
- contains FD&C yellow no. 6
- store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
Active Ingredient (in each chew):
Magnesium hydroxide USP 600mg
Cherry Berry: ammonium hydroxide, carmine, carnauba wax, corn syrup, ethanol, ethyl acetate, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C blue no. 2, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 5, FD&C yellow no. 5 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6, gum arabic, hydrogenated coconut oil, isopropanol, lecithin (soy), maltodextrin, methylparaben, natural and artificial flavors, n-butanol, phosphoric acid, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucrose, titanium dioxide, water, white beeswax
Assorted Fruit: ammonium hydroxide, carnauba wax, corn syrup, ethanol, ethyl acetate FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C red no. 40 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 5, FD&C yellow no. 5 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow no. 6, gum arabic, hydrogenated coconut oil, isopropanol, lecithin (soy), natural and artificial flavors, n-butanol, phosphoric acid, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, sucrose, titanium dioxide, water, white beeswax
Ask a doctor before use if you have
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. This product may interact with certain prescription drugs
Stop use and ask a doctor if
If pregnant or breastfeeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Frequently asked questions
You may be able to use your HSA or FSA tax-preferred savings account to purchase certain OTC products, including Dulcolax®. The passage of the CARES Act by Congress includes provisions to restore OTC eligibility under tax-preferred HSA and FSA accounts. Plan details vary, so save your receipt and check with your benefits or health provider for eligibility.
If you are looking for a new way to try a laxative, try Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites. They come in great-tasting Cherry Berry and Assorted Fruit flavors. Just like Dulcolax® Liquid, Chewy Fruit Bites work naturally with the water in your body to provide gentle relief in as little as 30 minutes (works in 30 minutes to 6 hours).
Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites work faster than MiraLAX. Dulcolax® works in as little as 30 minutes (works in 30 minutes to 6 hours) while MiraLAX works in 1–3 days (based on product labeling).
Yes, when used as directed, Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites can be used for children age 6+. Recommended dosage is 2 up to 4 chews for children 6-12, and 4 up to 8 chews for adulcts and children 12 years and over. For children under 6, consult your doctor.
Yes, when used as directed.
If you need a laxative for more than 7 days, please stop and discuss with your doctor.
For additional questions regarding usage, side effects, or storage instructions, please refer to the Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites Drug Facts Panel or contact your healthcare professional.
Dulcolax® family of products
Dulcolax® products help your digestive system get moving with gentle overnight, gradual, or fast-relief solutions. Find the Dulcolax® product that’s right for you.