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- What is bisacodyl-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for bisacodyl-oral?
- Is bisacodyl-oral available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for bisacodyl-oral?
- What are the side effects of bisacodyl-oral?
- What is the dosage for bisacodyl-oral?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with bisacodyl-oral?
- Is bisacodyl-oral safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about bisacodyl-oral?
What is bisacodyl-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
Bisacodyl is a stimulant laxative. It stimulates the muscles in the wall of the small intestine and colon to generate a bowel movement. It also alters water and electrolyte levels in intestines, increasing the level of fluids which also produce a laxative-like effect.
What brand names are available for bisacodyl-oral?
Dulcolax, Correctol, Bisacolax, Bisac-Evac, Alophen, Fleet Bisacodyl, Feen-A-Mint
Is bisacodyl-oral available as a generic drug?
GENERIC AVAILABLE: Yes
Do I need a prescription for bisacodyl-oral?
What are the side effects of bisacodyl-oral?
Side effects of bisacodyl are
- abdominal cramping,
- rectal burning, and
- fluid and electrolyte imbalance.
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