My daughter called saying my granddaughter is screaming as she needs to move her bowels but cannot. My daughter can feel that the stool is there and hard. Can she give her Ducolax Suppositories, if so, how long does it take to work? Thank you
6 Nov 2009
Dulcolax suppositories should only be given to children under medical advice. You could try a glycerine suppository available at your pharmacy or a macrogol type laxative . If she is too distressed and in extreme pain she may be best to see a doctor.
28 Sep 2011
This happened to my 2yo daughter not too long ago. We called her pediatrician who told us to first try the fleet enema for children at your local pharmacy in the children's section. It must be for children. It worked great. She had a BM within 10min. If that doesn't work call her pediatrician's office. If they are closed contact the answering service and have her doctor paged. The next step will probably be the ER, but wait until you talk to her doctor if you can wait. I'm not a doctor so please know my advice is not from a medical professional.
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