Dulcolax® Stimulant Laxative
For relief of occasional constipation. Adults only: Under medical supervision, for the preparation of diagnostic procedures, in pre- and postoperative treatment, and in conditions which require defecation to be facilitated. Each tablet contains 5 mg bisacodyl. Produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours. Each suppository contains 10 mg bisacodyl. Produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour. Usual Dose: For relief of constipation: Adults and children over 12 years: 1-2 tablets daily, orally or 1 adult suppository daily, rectally. Children 6-12 years: 1 tablet daily, orally. For diagnostic procedures or pre-operatively: Adults: 2-4 tablets orally the night before the procedure, followed by 1 suppository in the morning.
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