Constipation and bowel cleansers:

Indications for DULCOLAX SUPPOSITORIES:

Occasional constipation.

Adult:

1 supp rectally once daily. Retain for 15–20 minutes. Results usually within 15 minutes to 1 hour; reevaluate if ineffective.

Children:

<6yrs: individualize. 6–11yrs: ½ supp rectally once daily. Retain for 15–20 minutes. Results usually within 15 minutes to 1 hour; reevaluate if ineffective.

Warnings/Precautions:

Discontinue if rectal bleeding or no bowel movement occurs. Do not use if abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting present.

See Also:

Pharmacologic Class:

Stimulant.

Interactions:

Tabs: do not take within at least 1 hour after antacids or milk.

Adverse Reactions:

Abdominal discomfort, faintness, cramps; also supps: rectal burning.

How Supplied:

Tabs—25, 100, 150
Supp—16