• DulcoEase 100mg Capsules (Pack of 30)

DulcoEase 100mg Capsules (Pack of 30)

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Overview

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DulcoEase contains the active substance docusate sodium. This medicine is a laxative.

It belongs to a group of medicines called ‘stool softeners’.

DulcoEase is used to treat constipation in adults and children 12 years and over
How DulcoEase works

  • DulcoEase softens the stools (faeces).

It does this by increasing the amount of water within the stools (faeces)
This makes your bowel movements easier
It helps you when:

  • You are constipated
  • You have piles
  • You have a tear in the lining of your anus (anal fissure)

Side Effects

Like all medicines, DulcoEase can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

The following side effects may occur with this medicine:

Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you get any of the side effects listed below:

Rare: affects fewer than 1 in 1,000 people

  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach cramps

Not known: frequency cannot be estimated from the available data

  • Skin rash
  • Pruritus (itching)
  • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you get any of the side effects listed above.

Info Leaflet

Before taking any medication, it is important to read the Patient Information Leaflet. You can find information leaflets for your medicines by typing them into the search bar at medicines.org, or by contacting us.

Directions

Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your pharmacist or doctor has told you. Check with your pharmacist or doctor if you are not sure.

How much to take

Adults and children 12 years and over

The recommended dose is to start with one capsule 3 times a day. Then take more or less if you need to
Do not take more than one capsule 5 times a day
Do not give DulcoEase to children under 12 years of age.

You should feel more comfortable within 1 to 2 days of treatment.

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if you end up taking DulcoEase every day.
How to take

Swallow each capsule whole with water.

Warnings

Do not take DulcoEase if:

  • You have stomach pains
  • You feel sick or have been sick in the last 24 hours
  • You have a blockage in your intestine (intestinal obstruction)
  • You are allergic to docusate sodium or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (listed in Section 6)
  • You are intolerant to any sugars such as fructose or sorbitol. DulcoEase contains a small amount of sorbitol
  • You are taking a mineral oil laxative such as liquid paraffin
  • Do not take this medicine if any of the above applies to you. If you are not sure, talk to your pharmacist or doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Warnings and precautions

As with all laxatives, do not take DulcoEase every day for a long time.

Talk to your pharmacist or doctor if:

  • You end up taking DulcoEase every day
  • You get stomach pain which does not go away
  • If any of the above applies to you (or you are not sure), talk to your pharmacist or doctor.

Ingredients

The active substance is docusate sodium. Each capsule contains 100 mg of docusate sodium
The other ingredients are: macrogol 400, propylene glycol, gelatin, glycerol, sorbitol (E420), titanium dioxide (E171), water, sunset yellow (E110), and quinoline yellow (E104)

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