Each small tablet contains a precisely-measured amount of the active ingredient, Bisacodyl. This ensures that Dulcolax® For Women Tablets are particularly predictable and reliable, after taking an individual dose.
Dulcolax® For Women Tablets belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives. Dulcolax® For Women Tablets stimulates the bowel muscles while also accumulating water in the intestines. The effect is to soften the stool and to make it pass through more quickly.
Dulcolax® For Women Tablets have the special coating ensuring that the active ingredient is released right where it's needed. The coating resists the acidic digestive juices of the stomach and small intestine.
As with all laxatives, Dulcolax® For Women Tablets should not be taken on a continuous daily basis or for extended periods without investigating the cause of constipation.
For relief from occasional constipation, an adult dose (12 years and older) is one to two coated tablets (5-10 mg) per day, orally.
Do not give Dulcolax® For Women to a child under 6 years of age unless the doctor tells you to.
It’s very important to avoid drinking milk at the same time as taking Dulcolax® For Women. Dulcolax® For Women Tablets should never be crushed or chewed before swallowing.
What Dulcolax® For Women is used for?
Dulcolax® For Women is used for relief of occasional constipation.
Dulcolax® For Women should not be used:
Warnings & Precautions:
BEFORE you use Dulcolax® For Women talk to your doctor or pharmacist:
A laxative should not be taken within two (2) hours of another medicine because the desired effect of the other medicine may be reduced.
You may experience dizziness and/or fainting (syncope) caused by a malaise triggered by abdominal spasm. If you experience abdominal spasm, avoid hazardous tasks such as driving or operating machinery.
If high doses are taken, watery stool (diarrhoea), abdominal cramps, and loss of fluid, potassium and other minerals can occur. Dulcolax® For Women when taken in chronic overdose may cause chronic diarrhoea, abdominal pain, kidney damage, and muscle weakness.
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