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how long does it take dulcolax to work

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Half life 16hr: This bowel stimulant medication is metabolized in the body and roughly 1/2 is gone @ 16hrs with 1/2 the remaining med gone after another 16hr. The dia ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Recommend: Not sure what keflax is maybe Keflex? an antibiotic. Can take meds all at same time. Should be OK. Dulcolax is a laxative. Take at bedtime to have a B ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susan Madonna
20 years experience Family Medicine
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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
See a doc: External horehound can be thrombosed or contains clot which hurts a lot. Usually subsides in about two weeks. See a doctor to make sure that is what i ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Once per day: Taking more than one per day could lead to relying on the medication for normal bowel movements.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Manufacturer: states Dulcolax can be taken "Occasionally" as needed for constipation.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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