Dulcolax Laxative Description from Chattem
Overnight and Out
When you need overnight relief for occasional constipation and irregularity, reach for Dulcolax Laxative Tablets. They're easy to swallow, gentle on your stomach and deliver what you want most when you can't go - predictability.
-Contains the active ingredient bisacodyl
-The #1 doctor recommended stimulant laxative brand
Contains FD&C Yellow No. 6
Active Ingredient (in each tablet): Bisacodyl (USP) 5 mg
Inactive Ingredients: Acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, colloidal anhydrous silica, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac glaze, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate
Take with a glass of water
Adults and children 12 years of age and over: 1 to 3 tablets in a single dose
Children 6 to under 12 years of age: 1 tablet in a single daily dose
Children under 6 years of age: ask a doctor
Do not use if you cannot swallow without chewing.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
-stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
-noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks
When using this product:
-it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps
-do not chew or crush tablet(s)
-do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
-you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
-you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Protect from excessive humidity
Store at 20-25C (68-77F)
Safety sealed: do not use if carton is opened or if individual blister units are torn or opened