bisacodyl suppository - rectal, Dulcolax, Fleet Bisacodyl, Mag
GENERIC NAME: BISACODYL SUPPOSITORY - RECTAL (biss-ACK-oh-dill)
BRAND NAME(S): Dulcolax, Fleet Bisacodyl, Magic Bullet
USES: This product is used to treat constipation. However, milder products (e.g., laxatives taken by mouth) should be used whenever possible for constipation. Bisacodyl is a stimulant laxative that works by increasing the amount of fluid/salts in the intestines. This effect usually results in a bowel movement within 15 to 60 minutes.The normal frequency of bowel movements varies from once daily to 1 to 2 times weekly. Constipation is best treated by drinking plenty of fluids (four to six 8-ounce glasses daily), eating foods high in fiber, and exercising regularly.This product is not recommended for use in children younger than 6 years unless directed by a doctor.
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