Open menu Close menu Open Search Close search

Dulcolax Tablets (Boehringer Ingelheim)

  • Description
  • Indications and Usage
  • Warnings
  • Dosage and Administration
  • Description (2)
  • How Supplied

    - Drugs index
    - Manufacturers
    - Feedback

  • Drug Facts

    Active Ingredient:

    (in each tablet)                         Purpose:

    Bisacodyl USP, 5 mg                 Laxative


    • Relieves occasional constipation and irregularity.
    • This product usually causes bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.


    Do not use · If you cannot swallow without chewing.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have:

    • Stomach pain, nausea or vomiting.
    • A sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks.

    When using this product:

    • Do not chew or crush tablet.
    • Do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk.
    • You may have stomach discomfort, faintness or cramps.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if:

    • You do not have a bowel movement within 12 hours or if rectal bleeding occurs. These could be signs of a serious condition.
    • You need to use a laxative for more than 1 week.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a doctor before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


    Adults and children 12 years and over
    Take 1 to 3 tablets (usually 2) daily.
    Children 6 to under 12 years
    Take 1 tablet daily.
    Children under 6 years
    Ask a doctor.

    Other Information · Store at 20-25°C (68-77°F). Avoid excessive humidity.

    Inactive Ingredients:    Acacia, acetylated monoglyceride, carnauba wax, cellulose acetate phthalate, corn starch, dibutyl phthalate, docusate sodium, gelatin, glycerin, iron oxides, kaolin, lactose, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, pharmaceutical glaze, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylparaben, Red No. 30 lake, sodium benzoate, sorbitan monooleate, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, white wax, Yellow No. 10 lake.

    How Supplied:    Boxes of 25 Tablets.

    Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Healthcare Products.

    Division of Boehringer Ingelheim

    Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ridgefield, CT 06877

    Made in Mexico ©Boehringer Ingelheim

    Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2002

    Questions about DULCOLAX?

    Call toll-free 1-888-285-9159

    - To bookmark this page (add it to your favorites), please click the image to the left.
    - If you wish to link to this page, you can do so by referring to the URL address below this line.

    This page was last modified 30-JUN-07
    Copyright © 1995-2021 ITA all rights reserved.