Bisacodyl I.P. 5mg
Dulcoflex® tablets and suppositories contain a single active ingredient, Bisacodyl I.P. 5mg, which plays a vital role in delivering effective constipation relief. By stimulating bowel muscles and softening stools, it facilitates easier passage and delivers effective relief.
How does it work
Dulcoflex® is a stimulant laxative that helps manage constipation. Its active ingredient—Biacasodyl stimulates bowel muscles, helping you pass stools and providing relief from constipation.
Directions for use
Dulcoflex® 5mg tablets for constipation
Note : Consult your physician for personalised instructions and additional guidance based on your specific condition.
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Frequently asked questions
Dulcoflex® is a laxative that provides gentle relief in 6 to 8 hours. It functions by stimulating the movement of the intestines, allowing for a smooth passage of stool. Additionally, it is used to thoroughly cleanse the intestines prior to medical procedures and examinations.
It is recommended to take Dulcoflex® before bedtime, as it takes 6 to 8 hours for the medication to effectively work. By taking it before sleeping, you allow sufficient time for the medication to work overnight and pass stools in the morning.
It is important to follow the instructions provided by your physician when taking Dulcoflex® 5mg tablets. In general, the recommended dosage for adults is 1-2 tablets, which should be taken at bedtime. However, it is crucial to consult your doctor for personalised advice based on your specific condition and medical history.
Yes, Dulcoflex® is a brand recommended by doctors across India, to manage constipation.
Similar to other laxatives, Dulcoflex® tablets are not typically recommended for daily, long-term use. It is advisable to avoid taking Dulcoflex® on a daily basis for an extended period of time.
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. Long experience has shown no evidence of undesirable or damaging effects during pregnancy. Nevertheless, as with all drugs, DULCOFLEX® should be taken during pregnancy only on medical advice. Bisacodyl is not distributed into breast milk. Can be used during lactation. Talk to your doctor before taking Dulcoflex if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.
Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This is because Dulcoflex can affect the way some other medicines work. Also, some other medicines can affect the way Dulcoflex work. In particular, tell your doctor if you are taking:
c) Other laxative medicines
Dulcoflex can be consumed by pediatric population > 4 years of age and adult population. Children aged 10 years or younger with chronic or persistent constipation should only be treated under the guidance of a physician.
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