Top
10
Doctor insights on: Dulcolax Supp

Share
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
177 doctors shared insights

Bisacodyl (Definition)

Bisacodyl is an anti-prostate cancer agent which is a ...Read more


2

2
My son had no bm x 9 days. Gave glycerin supp. Had small bm. Started vomiting. Did Dulcolax supp. Had lot of bm. Still tummy pain. What now?

My son had no bm x 9 days. Gave glycerin supp. Had small bm. Started vomiting. Did Dulcolax supp. Had lot of bm. Still tummy pain. What now?

Bowel irritants: Dulcolax works by stimulating/irritating the bowels - this can cause cramping and abdominal discomfort. If the pain lasts longer than a couple of hours OR if it seems to be out of proportion to what you expect then he needs urgent evaluation. ...Read more

3

3
Takin anucort supp for int hemorrhoid on day 2. How long before it helps with bleeding and pain? Drinking more water stopped sodas and taking Dulcolax

Takin anucort supp for int hemorrhoid on day 2. How long before it helps with bleeding and pain? Drinking more water stopped sodas and taking Dulcolax

Soaking helps: Soaking in a plain water bath can help you feel better faster. If each day is not improving, you should follow up with your doctor that diagnosed the internal hemorrhoid. ...Read more

4

4
OIC. Used dulcolax supp. 10 am Yesterday. Resulted in diarrhea. Last BM 9am this morning. Abdomen very sore and bloated. How to ease discomfort?

OIC. Used dulcolax supp. 10 am Yesterday. Resulted in diarrhea. Last BM 9am this morning. Abdomen very sore and bloated. How to ease discomfort?

Consider: slicing up fresh, organic ginger, Placing in tea pot. Pouring in boiling water for & allowing it to steep for five minutes with the lid on. Then slowly sip. ...Read more

5

5
Is it ok to take dulcolax everyday?

Is it ok to take dulcolax everyday?

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 conditions), distinguish slow versus normal transit constipation, consider a primary rectal dysfunction that may be treatable with biofeedback, check for structural pathology or extrinsic impingement, or intermittent ileus (e.g. Pseudo-obstruction). ...Read more

8

8
What are side effects of Dulcolax ?

What are side effects of Dulcolax ?

Few: All in all, a fairly safe drug. Since it is a stimulant laxative, some common side effects include: abdominal cramping, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
What are the side effects of dulcolax?

What are the side effects of dulcolax?

Cramps, pain, and...: Can cause cramps, pain, nausea, vomiting, loose stool, diarrhea, dehydration, fluid and electrolyte imbalance-like any other stimulant laxative (even the"natural" ones like senna, aloe vera, buckthorn, or cascara. ...Read more

10

10
Does old Dulcolax have any side effects?

Does old Dulcolax have any side effects?

Same as new: It's a stimulant laxative; will cause cramps, bowel movement, maybe diarrhea. Can lead to dehydration, fluid imbalance if overdone. Chances are old dulcolax will still retain pharmacologic activity, i.e. It'll still work. No additional toxicity if it is old. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
169 doctors shared insights

Dulcolax (Definition)

Dulcolax is a laxative which is a ...Read more