Temporary relief of occasional constipation. This product generally produces bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours. Dulcolax Stool Softener contains the #1 doctor recommended stool softening ingredient. It works gently by drawing water into the stool in order to prevent dry hard stools and make passage more comfortable. Many people find two liquid gels an effective starting dosage and then one liquid gel for maintenance.
Adults and children 12 years and over: Take 1 to 3 softgels daily. Children 2 to under 12 years: Take 1 softgel daily. Children under 2 years: Ask a doctor
Do not use: If abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present. Ask a doctor before use if: You have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks. You are presently taking mineral oil. Stop use and ask a doctor if: Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occur after use, which may indicate a serious condition. You need to use a laxative for more than 1 week. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.
Per Softgel: Docusate Sodium USP, 100 mg
FD&C Red #40 and FD&C Yellow #6; Gelatin; Glycerin; Polyethylene Glycol; Propylene Glycol; Purified Water; Sorbitol Special; Each Softgel Contains: Sodium 5 mg