DulcoEase Stool Softener provides relief when bowel movement is painful or difficult, if you are constipated or suffer from piles or anal fissure. DulcoEase softens hard, dry stools by increasing their absorption of natural fluids. Also may be used before an abdominal x-ray. DulcoEase helps your stool absorb some of the body's natural fluids. It does this by decreasing the surface tension of the stool, and takes one or two days to start working. DulcoEase shows no suggestion of being habit forming.
DulcoEase stool softener to soften hard stools for a more comfortable way to go to the loo. It works by softening the contents of your bowel. The active ingredient (docusate sodium) increases the amount of water and salts absorbed by your stool, to make them softer, easier and more comfortable to pass when you go the loo.
Docusate sodium 100mg. Other ingredients: macrogol 400, propylene glycol, gelatin. glycerol, sorbitol, titanium dioxide (E171), water, colours (E104, E110).
Adults should take 1 capsule orally, up to 6 times per day. Initially, try 3 capsules per day, then adjust according to need. Reduce the dose when you feel more comfortable, usually within 1—2 days. Swallow whole with water. Children under 12 years: Not recommended. For use prior to abdominal X-ray: 4 capsules, as instructed by hospital.
WarningsDo not take if: Pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or breast feeding. Suffering from stomach pains, feeling sick, or have been sick in the last 24 hours. Allergic to the ingredients. Intolerant to a small quantity of sugar (sorbitol, fructose). Taking a mineral oil laxative (liquid paraffin.) Consult a doctor if you need this medicine every day, or have persistent stomach ache. You should carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.
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