Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository

icon
Boehringer Ingelheim

Composition for Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Pregnancy
114.94
₹22.99/Suppository
5 suppositories in 1 packet
ADD TO CART

Medicine Overview of Dulcoflex Suppository

uses

Uses of Dulcoflex Suppository

Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository is used in the treatment of Constipation.
uses

Side effects of Dulcoflex Suppository

Common

Dehydration.

uses

How to use Dulcoflex Suppository

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry the area. Lie down and gently insert the suppository into the area with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this medicine at home.

How Dulcoflex Suppository works

Dulcoflex 10mg suppository directly increases the motility of the intestine, thereby making the stool soft and easier to pass.

In Depth Information on Dulcoflex Suppository

Expert advice for Dulcoflex Suppository

  • Together with Dulcoflex, fiber rich diet containing whole grain bread and cereals, bran, fruits and green leafy vegetables, is essential to maintain healthy bowel function.
  •   Avoid taking a Dulcoflex for more than 1 week, unless prescribed by the doctor, as it leads to dependency on the laxative action to produce a bowel movement. 
  • Take Dulcoflex after 2 hours from other medicines, as it may interfere with the absorption of other medicines.
  • Dulcoflex should be preferably taken at bedtime because it requires 6 to 8 hours to show impact.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository
icon
Alcohol
No interaction found
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository is probably safe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Patients may experience dizziness and/or syncope due to a vasovagal response (e.g. to abdominal spasm). If patients experience abdominal spasm they should avoid driving.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository is generally not advised if there is associated vomiting and loss of body water can be harmful to kidney function.
...
+more
icon
Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Bisacodyl, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository

Frequently asked questions for Bisacodyl

Dulcoflex belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives which increases bowel movements. Dulcoflex is used for recent or long-term constipation. Dulcoflex can also be used to clear the bowels before surgery, labor or radiological investigation.
Dulcoflex is recommended to be used only for five days if the cause of constipation is not known. Please consult your doctor regarding its use and use it for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Dulcoflex is safe if you use it for a prescribed duration and dose as recommended by your doctor. In the case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Nausea is a common side effect of Dulcoflex. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive nausea while taking Dulcoflex.
Dulcoflex has not been reported to cause any type of cancer. Please consult your doctor in case you have any further questions on this topic.
Dulcoflex is not an over the counter (OTC) drug. It belongs to a class of prescription drugs and should only be taken when advised by a doctor.
Dulcoflex is not habit forming. However, as with all laxatives, Dulcoflex should be taken for a duration as recommended by your doctor.
Dulcoflex is effective if used for an approved indication at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Dulcoflex is not addictive. However, as with all laxatives, Dulcoflex should be taken for a duration as advised by your doctor. When the bowel regularity returns to normal, medicine can usually be stopped. If you need laxatives every day or if you have abdominal pain which does not go away even after taking the medicine, you should consult your doctor.
Dulcoflex is used for the treatment of recent or long term constipation. Dulcoflex can also be used to clear the bowels before surgery, labour or radiological investigation.Dulcoflex belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives. Stimulant laxatives increase bowel movements, thus help in relieving constipation.
Q. Can I take Dulcoflex with docusate sodium?
Dulcoflex and docusate sodium both belong to a group of medicines called laxatives and hence work similarly. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two, so it may be safe to use them together. However, please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together as it may not be very useful to taken them together.
Q. Can I take Dulcoflex with prednisone?
Dulcoflex can be taken with prednisone. However, Dulcoflex can affect the absorption of any medicine taken along with it as it can affect the way a medicine would work. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine with Dulcoflex.
Q. Can I take Dulcoflex with senna?
Dulcoflex and senna both belong to a group of medicines called laxatives. However, no drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. This does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Dulcoflex does not cause weight loss. Please consult your doctor in case you experience weight loss while taking Dulcoflex or you need treatment for weight management.
Dulcoflex belongs to a group of medicines known as stimulant laxatives that increase bowel movements for the removal of stools. Dulcoflex is different from stool softeners as they work by allowing passage of water into the stool mass and softening them.
Yes, Dulcoflex does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Dulcoflex. Please consult your doctor if you experience intolerable diarrhea with Dulcoflex.
Abdominal cramps or pain is a common side effect of Dulcoflex. Please consult your doctor if you experience cramps while taking Dulcoflex.
Bloating has not been observed with Dulcoflex. However, Dulcoflex may cause abdominal discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and nausea. Please consult your doctor if you experience bloating with Dulcoflex.
Dulcoflex belongs to diphenylmethane derived stimulant laxatives and has not been reported to cause melanosis coli. This condition may develop in patients who chronically ingest anthraquinone-containing stimulant laxatives. In this condition, a dark pigment gets deposited in the lamina propria (one of the lining layers in the wall) of the large intestine (colon). Please consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of melanosis coli while taking Dulcoflex.
Dulcoflex has not been reported to get you high. Dulcoflex is a stimulant laxative used for recent or long-term constipation. Dulcoflex can also be used to clear the bowels before surgery, labor or any radiological investigation.
+more

User Submitted Feedback For Dulcoflex 10mg Suppository

Substitutes for Dulcoflex Suppository

₹20.0/Suppository
save 13%
Conlax 10mg Suppository
Bliss Gvs Pharma Limited
₹8.28/Suppository
save 64%
Top Physicians
doctor
Dr. Pooja Khosla
MBBS, MD, Fellowship
4.5
doctor
4.7
doctor
4.4
doctor
4.6
cross img