Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews
Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews are our first kid-approved laxative, because occasional constipation affects up to 30% of children worldwide.
Made especially for kids, these cramp-free soft chews work naturally with the water in your child’s body. You can help your little ones get fast, gentle constipation relief in as little as 30 minutes to 6 hours.
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Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews Laxative benefits
Made for your little ones
Dosing for ages 4 and up.
Tasty soft chews
Kid-approved Watermelon flavor makes relief easier.
Cramp-free formula provides gentle, effective relief.
Dad: What is it? Everything okay?
Child: Yep! You should see this poo. It's awesome.
Dad: That's great, buddy.
Child:It wasn’t that hard. Thanks, Dad. For the Dulcolax Soft Chews.
Use and dosage
Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews 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 dose in a 24 hour period.
adults and children 12 years of age and over:
- take 2 to 4 chews
children 6 to under 12 years of age:
- take 1 to 2 chews
children 4 to under 6 years of age:
- take 1 chew (single dose or in divided doses)
children under 4 years of age:
- 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: 500 mg magnesium, 2 mg sodium
- store at room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
Active Ingredient (in each chew):
Magnesium hydroxide USP 1200 mg
Inactive ingredients: corn syrup, FD&C red no. 40, glycerin, hydrogenated coconut oil, lecithin (soy), natural flavor, sucrose, water
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 different way to help your child to get relief of occasional constipation, try Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews. This stimulant-free soft-chew laxative is individually wrapped for your convenience and comes in a great-tasting Watermelon flavor. It works naturally with the water in your child’s body to provide gentle relief in as little as 30 minutes (works in 30 minutes to 6 hours).
Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews are a saline laxative. This type of laxative generally works faster than fiber supplements and other osmotic laxatives. Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews provide relief in as little as 30 minutes.*
*Works in 30 minutes to 6 hours.
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® Kids Soft Chews 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.