A 27-year-old female asked:
taking overdose dulcolax can cause sudden death ?
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Dr. Dennis Clifford answered
42 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
No: Dulcolax is generally safe even in fairly high doses, although it can cause diarrhea and electrolyte disturbances from that. I suppose if the diarrhea wasn't treated severe enough electrolyte imbalances could occur to cause a heart arrhythmia , but that's a stretch.
Answered on Sep 19, 2019
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