30 Jul 2009
Dulcolax pills have a special 'enteric coat' that is designed to prevent the pills dissolving in the acidic environment of the stomach. The pills pass through the stomach intact and only dissolve when they reach the large intestine where the active drug is needed.
If the Dulcolax tablets are crushed, chewed or broken, the coating will be damaged and the pills won't work as well.
- Dulcolax Information for Consumers
- Dulcolax Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Dulcolax (detailed)
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My doctor is on vaction so there is no way that I can get any advice from him.
1 answer • 8 Sep 2009
I am having a colonoscopy on Thursday and they told me to get Dulcolax 5 mg. and take 4 of them along with my prep. Can I use the Docusate in place ...
1 answer • 8 Dec 2010
I need help please. I am addicted to Dulcolax. I always have suffered constipation problems. I have?
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