A 55-year-old male asked:
What is peri-colace (docusate sodium) used for. any differences between it & regular capsules colace (docusate sodium). which one is better for anal fissure and internal hemorrhoid.?
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Neurology 33 years experience
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General Surgery 31 years experience
Slight difference: Colace (docusate sodium) is a stool softener. Pericolace is a stool softener plus a laxative. Treatment for anal fissure and internal hemorrhoid is to keep the stools formed and soft. Drink plenty of water and get plenty of fiber in your diet. Colace (docusate sodium) is probably better especially when combined with a high fiber diet.
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Last updated Mar 20, 2019
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