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.
Where to buy
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
What is this product for?
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
Can I use an HSA or FSA to buy Dulcolax® products?
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.
Why should I choose Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites?
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).
How do Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites compare to MiraLAX?
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).
Are Dulcolax® Chewy Fruit Bites safe for kids?
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.
Are they safe enough to take daily?
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.