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Constipation

How do you know when you're constipated? There are many signs and symptoms of occasional constipation, so it is important to understand how your body functions and learn to listen to its messages. Some people who are constipated find it painful to have a bowel movement and often experience straining, bloating, and the sensation of a full bowel.

Occasional constipation is commonly understood as having fewer than 3 bowel movements per week. If you experience constipation that lasts longer than 1 week, or notice a sudden change in bowel habits, it is important to consult your doctor. Everybody’s body is slightly different and has its own schedule. There are many signs and symptoms of occasional constipation, so it is important to understand how your body functions and learn to listen to its messages.

Aside from a change in your body’s normal cycle, there are many common symptoms of constipation:

  • Painful, difficult bowel movements
  • Feeling gassy or bloated
  • Having hard, dry stools
  • Excessive straining while going
  • Having fewer than 3 bowel movements per week
  • Not enough fibre in the diet
  • Dehydration
  • Lack of physical activity (especially in the elderly)
  • Medications
  • Milk
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Changes in life or routine such as pregnancy, aging and travel
  • Ignoring the urge to have a bowel movement
  • Specific diseases or conditions (such as stroke)
  • Problems with the colon, rectum or with intestinal function

You may have tried to address the causes of constipation, but are still experiencing symptoms. The good news is occasional constipation is easy to treat.

Dulcolax® is the World’s #1 Non-prescription Laxative Brand, and offers a range of products that have been clinically proven to provide effective relief from occasional constipation. Dulcolax® contains the active ingredient bisacodyl, which has been trusted by medical professionals in Canada and worldwide for over 50 years.

Dulcolax® has two dosage forms that provide relief:


  • Clinically proven to provide effective relief from occasional constipation

  • Dulcolax® tablets are enteric-coated to provide targeted delivery of the active ingredient
  • Doctor recommended




Dulcolax® provides gentle, predictable relief you can count on.

Getting relief from constipation allows you to get back to enjoying your life, and focus on the things that matter most.