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.

DulcoGas® Chewable Tablets (125mg)

DulcoGas® Chewable Tablets (125mg) can be purchased at Walgreens, Rite Aid, Kmart, Meijer, and Hy-Vee. It will be available for purchase at most grocery stores, drug stores and mass merchandisers nationwide soon.

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Dulcolax® Stool Softener

For comfortable, stimulant-free constipation relief

Dulcolax® Stool Softener

Dulcolax® Stool Softener is a stimulant-free laxative that softens dry, hard stools, making it easier and more comfortable to have a bowel movement.

  • Comfortable, stimulant-free constipation relief
  • Softens dry, hard stools, making it more comfortable to go to the bathroom
Drug Facts, FAQs

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Dulcolax® Stool Softener

For comfortable, stimulant-free constipation relief

Dulcolax® Stool Softener is a stimulant-free laxative that softens dry, hard stools, making it easier and more comfortable to have a bowel movement.

  • Gently relieves constipation and irregularity
  • Softens dry, hard stools, making it more comfortable to go to the bathroom

It works with your body by allowing more water into stool, making the stool softer, and producing a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.

  • Stimulant-free constipation relief
  • The #1 doctor recommended stool softener ingredient
  • Contains the active ingredient docusate sodium

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Dulcolax® Stool Softener

Dulcolax® Stool Softener can be purchased at most grocery stores, drug stores, and mass merchandisers nationwide.

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Drug Facts

Dulcolax® Stool Softener

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each liquid gel)
Docusate sodium 100 mg.............................................
Purpose
Stool softener laxative


Use

  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings
Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking mineral oil

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding or no 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.

Directions take with a glass of water

adults and children 12 years of age and over 1 to 3 liquid gels daily. This dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.
children 2 to under 12 years of age 1 liquid gel daily
children under 2 years of age ask a doctor

Other information

  • each liquid gel contains: sodium 6mg
  • do not use this product if the safety seal under the cap is torn or missing

FAQ

Dulcolax® Stool Softener

What time of day should I take Dulcolax® Stool Softener?

You may take Dulcolax® Stool Softener anytime. It generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours.

How often can I take Dulcolax® Stool Softener? How many can I take and is it safe for daily use?

You may take up to 3 Dulcolax® Stool Softener liquid gels a day for up to 7 days. They may be taken all together or in divided doses. If you need to use a laxative for more than 7 days, consult a health professional.

Can I chew or crush the Dulcolax® Stool Softener liquid gels?

It is recommended that you swallow Dulcolax® Stool Softener liquid gels whole without chewing or crushing.

Can I take mineral oil with Dulcolax® Stool Softener?

No. Dulcolax® Stool Softener should not be used with mineral oil because this will result in mineral oil being absorbed rather than acting as a lubricant for the bowel walls, which could cause adverse side effects.

Should I take Dulcolax® Stool Softener with food?

Dulcolax® Stool Softener can be taken anytime, with or without food.

How does Dulcolax® Stool Softener work?

Dulcolax® Stool Softener allows water into the stool to help prevent dry, hard stools. It does not cause a bowel movement, but helps soften the stool to make it easier to go without straining.

Is Dulcolax® Stool Softener the same as a stimulant laxative?

No. The active ingredient, docusate sodium, encourages the mixture of water and dietary fat within the stool making the stool softer. Dulcolax® Stool Softener does not hold water like some bulking agents nor does it stimulate the bowel like a stimulant laxative.

Can I take Dulcolax® Stool Softener with milk or dairy products?

Yes. Milk and dairy products do not interfere with the action of Dulcolax® Stool Softener.

For additional questions regarding usage, side effects, or storage instructions, please refer to the Dulcolax® Stool Softener Drug Facts Panel or contact your healthcare professional.

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