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Can i take dulcolax every day?

Children 12 and older and adults can use one 10 mg suppository a day or take up to three Dulcolax tablets in a single, daily dose as needed. Adults should take not more than 30 mg of Dulcolax tablets a day (no more than three 10 mg tablets or six 5 mg tablets).

Is it OK to take Dulcolax everyday? Dulcolax should not be taken long-term by children or adults. Children 12 and older and adults can use one 10 mg suppository a day or take up to three Dulcolax tablets in a single, daily dose as needed.

When to take Dulcolax? To treat constipation, Dulcolax tablets should be taken at bedtime to produce a bowel movement the following morning. To empty the bowel before a medical procedure, your doctor will ask you to take Dulcolax tablets the night before the procedure, as well as using a bisacodyl suppository the morning of the procedure.

How long does it take Dulcolax to work? Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) tablets take 6 to 12 hours to work. Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) suppositories take 10 to 45 minutes to work, so it’s best to stay close to a toilet. The most common side effects are feeling sick (nausea), diarrhea, stomach pain or cramps.

Is Dulcolax safe for daily use?

Is Dulcolax safe for daily use? Ideally, you should only use Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) occasionally and for a few days at a time. Using laxatives like Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) for longer can lead to a fluid and salt imbalance in your body and you may become dehydrated. If you need to use laxatives every day for a longer time, talk to your doctor.

How many Dulcolax suppositories can I take in a day? Dulcolax should not be taken long-term by children or adults. Children 12 and older and adults can use one 10 mg suppository a day or take up to three Dulcolax tablets in a single, daily dose as needed. Adults should take not more than 30 mg of Dulcolax tablets a day (no more than three 10 mg tablets or six 5 mg tablets).

Can you take Dulcolax during the day? Do not take Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) within 1 hour after drinking or eating dairy products. Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) is usually taken the evening before a bowel movement is desired. Do not take Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) more than once a day or for more than 1 week without talking to your doctor.

Can a 10 year old take Dulcolax? Dulcolax is also available as 10 mg suppositories to insert into your anus. Children 6 to 11 years old can take one Dulcolax tablet or ½ of a suppository a day as needed. If your child is constipated all the time, see your pediatrician. Dulcolax should not be taken long-term by children or adults.