Dulcolax Dulcoease Stool Softener 100mg – 30 Capsules

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What is Dulcolax Dulcoease Stool Softener 100mg Capsules?

Dulcoease Capsules are a form of treatment that helps to soften the stools that have been affected by constipation. The active ingredient in these capsules is docusate sodium, which is a laxative. A laxative works by softening the stools, making the effects of constipation reduced.


What causes constipation?

Constipation can be caused by several different conditions, and the cause is not always obvious. Constipation can be caused by several different conditions, which include:

  • A lack of fibre
  • Not taking in enough fluids
  • Not exercising enough
  • Ignoring the urge to go to the toilet
  • A change in your diet
  • Stress, anxiety, or depression
  • A side effect of certain types of medication

In rare cases, constipation can be a symptom of a more serious condition.


Who are these capsules suitable for?

These Dulcoease Capsules are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. These capsules should not be used by anyone who is allergic to the ingredients contained in the capsules. Dulcoease should also not be used by anyone who has or has had:

  • Stomach pains
  • Been sick in the last 24 hours
  • A blockage in the intestine
  • Intolerance to some sugars, such as fructose
  • Used a mineral oil laxative such as liquid paraffin

If you are using medication for another condition, speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before using these capsules.


Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these capsules?

Anyone who is pregnant or breastfeeding should seek the advice of a medical professional before using these capsules.


How should Dulcolax Dulcoease Stool Softener 100mg Capsules be used?

Swallow the capsule with a glass of water. The recommended starting dosage is 1 capsule 3 times a day. Then increase or decrease the dosage as necessary. Do not take more than 5 capsules a day. The effects of constipation should be reduced after using for a couple of days.


Are there any side effects?

Since this is a medicine, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach cramps
  • Skin rash

If you notice any side effect, stop using and speak to a doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist as soon as possible. You can also record any side effect that you notice using the MHRA Yellow Card Scheme.


More Information

This product is a medicine; make sure to speak to your doctor or Chemist 4 U pharmacist before taking this product if you have an underlying medical problem or are taking any other medicine or complementary therapy. If your symptoms get worse or continue after taking this product, contact us or your doctor. For medical services in your area, please refer to https://www.nhs.uk

If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor or our pharmacist before taking this product. If you suffer from any allergies, ask your doctor or our pharmacist if this medicine is right for you.

Store all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

Please read the included leaflet carefully before using this product.

Please contact your GP if appropriate regarding this product.


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Active Ingredients

  • Docusate Sodium


  • Active ingredient in each capsule: Docusate sodium 1mg. Contains docusate sodium.
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30 Capsules

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Royal Mail Tracked 24011£4.95

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Dulcolax Dulcoease Stool Softener 100mg – 30 Capsules Reviews

Roger Jackson,
Works well
The retailer chose Evri, not m,
Safe and convenient. If you have a to take a drug that causes constipation these can balance the effects.
Susan Cox,
Stress free treatment.
They work !
Mr David Redwood,
tried and tested