A 24-year-old female asked:
Colace (docusate sodium) or ducolax which is better?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Dulcolax: Dulcolax probably better in an acute situations with no bowel movements in few days. Colace (docusate sodium) is sometimes used on a daily basis for patients with a tendency to constipation and it takes longer for its effect. Given your age would suggest light exercise and good hydration along with a high fiber diet.
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