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Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Boehringer Ingelheim
Medicine composition: Bisacodyl
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet is used as a stimulant laxative. It provides relief during constipation. It functions by stimulating the bowel muscles to help the stool come out.

On using Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as abdominal pain, fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea, muscle cramps, vomiting, rapid or irregular heartbeat, dizziness, mood disorders, swelling, skin rash and drowsiness. Should your reactions persist or become worse over time contact your health care provider right away.

Before using Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet, if you have abdominal pain, constipation, you have issues swallowing without chewing, if you have any allergies to any foods, medicines or substances, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

This medication needs to be taken by mouth with or without food. The dosage should be determined by your physician based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults is about 5-15 mg taken once-thrice orally per day. While taking this medication swallow it whole without crushing, chewing or breaking the tablet.

Constipation
In addition to its intended effect, Dulcoflex 5Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Dehydration
Is It safe with alcohol?
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Lax 10mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
Does this affect kidney function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Are there any missed dose instructions?
If you miss a dose of Bisacodyl, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.\n
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.

Popular Questions & Answers

Mere Mom ko consipation rahti hai agar koi legstive de dulcoflex to unhealthy loose motion badly lag Jate hai. Pl tell me some safe idea.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
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Mere Mom ko consipation rahti hai agar koi legstive de dulcoflex to unhealthy loose motion badly lag Jate hai. Pl tel...
panchsakar churna 50 gm + avipattikar churna 40 gm + karpad bhasm 10 gm + shankh bhasm 5 gm SAB KO MILAKAR 5 GM BD

She is suffering from constipation. She hardly got freshed 2 times in a week in morning. And irregular in all the days.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, Fellowship in Diabetes
General Physician, Delhi
She is suffering from constipation. She hardly got freshed 2 times in a week in morning. And irregular in all the days.
1.Cap Pan-L once daily before breakfast. 2.Syrup Sorbiline 2 TSF twice daily before meals. 3.Syrup Duphalac 15 ml at night . 4.Tab Dulcoflex 2 tabs at Night ( only if needed once in a while - For 1-2 days , than Stop). 5. Plenty of water. 6. Plenty of salads. 7. Avoid oily , fried food.

Doctor I have to finger my anus for loo:(Since 6-7 years I dint find any problem but The problem being serious for now My stomach feels filled with air or tight .

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, Fellowship in Diabetes
General Physician, Delhi
Doctor
I have to finger my anus for loo:(Since 6-7 years I dint find any problem but
The problem being serious for no...
1.Cap Pan-L once daily before breakfast. 2.Syrup Sorbiline 2 TSF twice daily before meals. 3.Syrup Duphalac 15 ml at night . 4.Tab Dulcoflex 2 tabs at Night ( only if needed once in a while - For 1-2 days , than Stop). 5. Plenty of water. 6. Plenty of salads. 7. Avoid oily , fried food.

Dear Sir, mai bahut din (15 year) Kabj patient hu please salah dijiye pet saf karane ka.

MBBS, PG Diploma In Emergency Trauma Care, Fellowship in Diabetes
General Physician, Delhi
Dear Sir,
mai bahut din (15 year) Kabj patient hu please salah dijiye pet saf karane ka.
1.Cap Pan-L once daily before breakfast. 2.Syrup Sorbiline 2 TSF twice daily before meals. 3.Syrup Duphalac 15 ml at night . 4.Tab Dulcoflex 2 tabs at Night ( only if needed once in a while - For 1-2 days , than Stop). 5. Plenty of water. 6. Plenty of salads. 7. Avoid oily , fried food.

My stomach hurts, I think I can't poop. Will taking dulcolax help in this situation? Are there any other medicines which can be taken? Is there any side effect of taking medication? My pain is so severe that I don't feel like eating anymore. Doctor please advice on what to do here.

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
My stomach hurts, I think I can't poop. Will taking dulcolax help in this situation? Are there any other medicines wh...
Dear user with the information provided it appears that you are having severe constipation. It will be advisable if you can explain a little more in detail about yourself. Like eating habits? do you frequently have constipation? do you smoke/tobacco use? are you stressed out? what is the nature of your job? how much exercise do you do regularly? any past history of abdominal operations? kindly revert in detail so that we can get a better insight of your condition and can help you better. Dulcoflex is a safe medicine when taken under the prescription of a registered medical practitioner. But as every thing has a side effect even this does have in the form dizziness, nausea, severe allergic reaction, abdominal cramps or pain, dehydration, vomiting, diarrhea. Hope this solves your query.

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