Dulcolax laxative suppositories children 5mg 5 pack
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Short-term relief of constipation
Children 4 to 10 years: Insert 1 into the rectum for immediate effect, use only under the guidance of a physician.
Should not be used when anal fissures or ulcerative proctitis with mucosal damage are present. Not for use in patients with ileus, intestinal obstruction, severe dehydration, acute abdominal conditions such as appendicitis, acute inflammatory bowel diseases and severe abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting
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Short-term treatment for constipation:
Adults and children over 10 years: 1 to 2 coated tablets (5 - 10 mg) daily before bedtime, or 1 suppository (10 mg) for immediate effect.
Children 4 – 10 years: 1 coated tablet (5 mg) daily before bedtime, or 1 suppository (5 mg) for immediate effect.
It is recommended to start with the lowest dose. The dose may be adjusted up to the maximum recommended dose to produce regular stools.
The maximum daily dose should not be exceeded.
In the management of constipation, once regularity has been restarted dosage should be reduced and can usually be stopped.
Children aged 10 years or younger with chronic or persistent constipation should only be treated under the guidance of a physician. Bisacodyl should not be used in children aged 4 years or younger.