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How long does it take dulcolax to work

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ducolax -depends on: product. Dulcolax Laxative Suppositories can reportedly lead to bowel movement as quickly as 15 minutes. Dulcolax Laxative Tablets usually work over... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Dulcolax addiction: This is a serious problem for you. I would start by having a confidential talk with your doctor for advice. Also check the internet for groups of peo... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
Family Medicine 22 years experience
BM frequency: Bowel movements may occur, and be considered normal, anywhere from three times a day to three per week. You should see a gastroenterologist to be sure... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
Pain Management 20 years experience
Once per day: Taking more than one per day could lead to relying on the medication for normal bowel movements.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Taking too often?: Before you contemplate long term laxative dependency, seek medical evaluation--rule out metabolic causes of constipation (e.g. Low thyroid or adrenal ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Taking too often?: Before you contemplate long term laxative dependency, seek medical evaluation--rule out metabolic causes of constipation (e.g. Low thyroid or adrenal ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
OCCASIONAL: The manufacturer states the Dulcolax is for "occasional" use for constipation.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
Pharmacology 41 years experience
Not harmful but why?: Why would you take Dulcolax once a week and why on sunday? Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative which should only be used for significant constipation, w... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Overdose: That is too much for one person to take.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
General Practice 20 years experience
Um, way noooo.: It's a bowel stimulant. You don't want your gut to spasm. Will be painful. If you are that constipated, attack it from a different angle: Aggressive h... Read More