DulcoEase stool softener
£3.90 (13p each)
To soften hard stools for a comfortable way to go to the loo. Docusate sodium 100mg capsules. Dulcoease®stool softener provides relief when bowel movement is painful or difficult. It can be used when you have constipation, piles or anal fissure. It works by helping hard, dry stools soak up natural fluids. Also may be used before abdominal X-ray.
- How to take:Swallow each capsule whole with water.Adults: Start with 1 capsule, 3 times a dayThen take more (1 capsule, up to 5 times a day), or less, if you need toYou should feel more comfortable within 1-2 daysDo not give to children under 12 yearsFor use prior to abdominal X-ray: 4 capsules, as instructed by hospital.See a doctor or pharmacist if you need to use this medicine every day, or have a stomach ache which does not go away.If you take more than you should: drink lots of water and see a doctor straight away.Do not take this medicine if you are:Pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or breast-feeding Having stomach pains, feeling sick, or have been sick in the last 24 hoursAllergic to any of the ingredientsIntolerant to some sugars (such as sorbitol, fructose)Taking a laxative called liquid paraffinPossible side effectsThis medicine does not usually cause side-effects, but some people may feel sick, get diarrhoea.
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture.
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