Dulcolax (generic name: bisacodyl) is a laxative drug.
Dulcolax is widely prescribed to relieve occasional constipation and to treat intestinal irregularity.
Dulcolax is also used in the preparation for intestinal diagnostic procedures, in pre- and postoperative treatment.
The tablets are usually taken at bedtime and provide gentle and effective relief the next morning.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take you medicine exactly as directed.
The usual adult dosage is 5 to 15 mg taken at bedtime orin the morning before breakfast.
The tablets start acting in about 6-8 hours.
Tell your doctor before taking Dulcolax, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: bisacodyl.