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Dulcolax (Bisacodyl Suppositories)

Dulcolax (Bisacodyl Suppositories)

 
Type Strength   Quantity   Price (USD)  
  Brand 10mg 12 Suppositories $34.99  add to cart  
  Brand 10mg 24 Suppositories $49.99  add to cart  
  Brand 5mg 12 Suppositories $34.99  add to cart  
  Brand 5mg 24 Suppositories $51.99  add to cart  
 
  Generic 10mg 100 Suppositories $88.24  add to cart
  Generic 10mg 24 Suppositories $41.99  add to cart

 

Dulcolax

Dulcolax is a class of drugs that known as Laxative, stimulant and stool softener, commonly used for the treatment of bowel movements to relieve constipation. Dulcolax works by stimulate (irritates) the smooth muscle of the intestines. Dulcolax comes in category of drugs called also Bisacodyl. Dulcolax is being manufactured by Boehringer Ingelheim and is available in 5mg Tablets.

What are the most common problems for which Dulcolax is used?

Dulcolax used to treat and help prevention of constipation and straining or discomfort associated with hard or dry stools. Constipation is a common word, from a medical diagnosis it is hard to define precisely. Constipation is a condition in which bowel emptying occurs infrequently or in which the stools are hard and small or where bowel movement causes difficulty or pain. And it is possible to move your bowels every day and still be constipated if the stools are hard and difficult to pass. Constipation occurs due to such other problems as:

  • Poor health
  • Insufficient fluid intake
  • A diet low in fiber
  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Inadequate toilet facilities
  • An under active thyroid gland
  • Spinal injury
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Colon or rectal cancer
  • Kidney failure
  • Too much calcium in the blood

Dulcolax may also be used for relieve other conditions that determined by your doctor or consultant.

How does Dulcolax works?

Dulcolax is a class of drugs that known as Laxative, stimulant and stool softener, commonly used for the treatment of bowel movements to relieve constipation. Dulcolax works by stimulate (irritates) the smooth muscle of the intestines. Dulcolax increases the volume of fluid in the intestines to stimulate passage of the stool. It also acts on the smooth muscle of the intestine to increase contractions.

Is any prescription required to get Dulcolax?

Yes, prescription is necessary, one most not to use Dulcolax without prescription. Some times in such conditions Dulcolax is more harmful for health so, it is better to use Dulcolax under doctor’s guidance or according to your medical consultant.

Dosages of Dulcolax?

Dulcolax Tablets always take under doctor’s guidance. The recommended starting dosages of Dulcolax Tablets are once daily in the morning per day. You continue to take it for as long as your doctor prescribes it, even if you do not feel an immediate benefit. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased. Anybody should take the recommended oral dosage of Dulcolax Tablets is empty stomach with a full glass of water or juice.

What is the minimum duration for which Dulcolax should be taken?

The duration of taking Dulcolax is not constant; it depends according to the problem. Your doctor or consultant can describe you better about the time period for which duration Dulcolax should be taken or until the medication is deemed effective. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased by your doctor.

Are there any side effects of Dulcolax?

Possible side effects that occur during the uses of Dulcolax:

  • stomach ache
  • stomach cramping
  • irritated throat
  • skin rash
  • rectal bleeding
  • lack of bowel movements
  • muscle cramps
  • muscle weakness
  • dizziness
  • Irritation of the back passage
  • Low blood potassium level or hypokalaemia

Under what circumstances Dulcolax should not be used?

If you have an allergy to Dulcolax Tablets or any other ingredients of this medicine, then should not be used.

If you have suffering to the Kidney disease, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to the problem of Appendicitis or Rectal bleeding of unknown cause, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to the problem of Colostomy or Intestinal blockage, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to the problem of Heart disease or Irregular heart beats, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to the problem of Diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes), Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to the problem of High blood pressure, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to the problem of Swallowing difficulty, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to pregnancy or plan to be pregnant, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

If you have suffering to breastfeeding, Dulcolax should not be used without consulting of doctor.

Under which storage conditions Dulcolax should be kept?

Dulcolax should be stored in cupboard at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Do not store Dulcolax Tablets in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Keep always Dulcolax medicine out of the reach of children.

Major drug Manufacturers

  • GERMAN REMEDIES
  • Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  • KREBS BIOCHEMICALS LTD
  • Braintree
  • Alophen
  • Solvay Pharmaceuticals
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • WARNER LAMBERT CONSUMER HEALTHCARE P/L
  • ALPHAPHARM P/L
  • Albert Pharma
  • Pfizer Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc
  • Schering-Plough Pharmaceuticals
  • ICN Pharmaceuticals

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