DULCOLAX Tablets contain a medicine called bisacodyl. This belongs to a group of medicines called laxatives
DULCOLAX Tablets are used for relief of constipation
This medicine does not help with weight loss
DULCOLAX Tablets can also be used in a hospital to empty a person’s bowel before child birth, surgery or radiological investigations
DULCOLAX Tablets gently stimulate the muscles of the bowel (large intestine). This brings predictable, overnight relief from constipation, helping to return the body to its natural rhythm
DULCOLAX Tablets are gastro-resistant tablets which have a special coating that helps to ensure the medicine works only where it is needed What is constipation? Normal and regular bowel movement is important for most people. However, what is “normal and regular” varies from person to person. Some may have a bowel movement every day, others less often. Whatever it is like for you, it is best that your bowel movement has a regular pattern.
Constipation is an occasional problem for some people. For others, it may happen more often
It happens when the normal muscle actions in the bowel (large intestine) slow down. This can mean that material is not easily eliminated from the body.
The cause of constipation is often not known. It can be associated with: