Docusate sodium 100mg capsules.
To soften hard stools for a comfortable way to go to the loo.
DulcoEase™ stool softener provides relief when bowel movement is painful or difficult, if you are constipated or suffer from piles or anal fissure. DulcoEase softens hard, dry stools by increasing their absorption of natural fluids. Also may be used before abdominal X-ray.
Directions for use:
Adults: 1 capsule orally, up to 5 times per day; initially, try 3 capsules per day, then adjust according to need. Reduce the dose when you feel more comfortable, usually within 1-2 days.
Swallow whole with water.
Children under 12 years: Not recommended.
For use prior to abdominal X-ray: 4 capsules, as instructed by hospital.
Do not take if you are:
Pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or breast feeding.
Suffering from stomach pains, feeling sick, or have been sick in the last 24 hours.
Allergic to the ingredients.
Intolerant to a small quantity of sugar (sorbitol, fructose).
Taking a mineral oil laxative (liquid paraffin).
Consult a doctor if you need this medicine every day, or have persistent stomach ache. If you accidently overdose, drink lots of water and contact your doctor immediately.
This medicine does not usually cause side-effects, but on rare occasions you may experience diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal cramps, or skin rash.
If you experience side-effects which continue for more than a few days or become troublesome, see a doctor.
Store out of the reach and sight of children.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture.
Active Ingredient: Each DulcoEase capsule contains Docusate Sodium 100mg
Other ingredients: Macrogol 400, Propylene Glycol, Gelatin, Glycerol, Sorbitol, Titanium Dioxide (E171), Water
Colours (E104, E110)