Help your child get quick relief in as little as 30 minutes.

New Dulcolax® Kids Soft Chews are our first laxative made especially for kids, because functional constipation affects 10-23% of children. The bites work naturally with the water in your child’s tummy to provide gentle relief and help your little ones poo

  • Great-tasting, kid-approved Watermelon flavor
  • Stimulant free
  • Dosing for ages 4 and up
  • No water needed


Active Ingredient (in each chew)

Magnesium hydroxide USP 1200 mg


Saline laxative


  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in ½ to 6 hours


Ask a doctor before use if you have:

  • kidney disease
  • a magnesium-restricted diet
  • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks

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

  • 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

If pregnant or breast-feeding, 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


  • Drink a full glass (8 oz) of liquid with each dose
  • dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
  • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily 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


Other information

  • each chew contains: magnesium 500 mg, sodium 2 mg
  • store at room temperature 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive Ingredients:

*Works in 30 minutes to 6 hours