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bisacodyl (Dulcolax, Correctol, Doxidan, Bisacolax, Bisac-evac, Alophen, Fleet Bisacodyl, Feen-a-mint) is an over-the-counter medication used to treat constipation and irregular bowel movements. Side effects, drug interactions, and dosage should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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      • What causes constipation?
      • Medications that cause constipation
      • Other causes of constipation
      • What are constipation symptoms?
      • How is constipation evaluated (diagnosed)?
      • What treatments are available for constipation?
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    • Stool Color Changes Stool color changes can very from green, red, maroon, yellow, white, or black. Causes of changes of stool color can range from...learn more »
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      • Definition of stool color changes
      • What are the symptoms of stool color changes?
      • Green stools
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      • Bright red stools
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      • Mucous in the stool
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      • When should I contact my doctor about stool color or texture changes?
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    • Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding) Rectal bleeding (blood in the stool) can be caused by a variety of benign conditions such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures,...learn more »
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      Blood in the Stool (Rectal Bleeding) Article
      • Definition of blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)
      • What symptoms are associated with rectal bleeding?
      • What are some of the causes of blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Anal fissures
      • Diverticulitis, IBD, AVM, ischemic colitis, cancer, intussusception
      • Bacterial or viral infections
      • Ulcers or gastritis
      • Esophageal bleeding
      • Other causes
      • When should I call a doctor for blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
      • How is the cause of blood in the stool (rectal bleeding) diagnosed?
      • What are the treatments for blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
      • Can blood in the stool (rectal bleeding) be prevented?
      • What is the prognosis of blood in the stool (rectal bleeding)?
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in children is a functional gastrointestinal disorder with symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating,...learn more »
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      Irritable Bowel Syndrome in Children Article
      • Irritable bowel syndrome in children facts*
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      • What is the GI tract?
      • How common is IBS in children?
      • What are the symptoms of IBS in children?
      • What causes IBS in children?
      • How is IBS in children diagnosed?
      • How is IBS in children treated?
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Terms related to bisacodyl-oral:

  • Dulcolax
  • Correctol
  • Fleet-a-mint

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