Bisacodyl tablets

Bisacodyl - laxative used to treat gastrointestinal tract.

Pharmacological action

Application Bisacodyl stimulates the nerve endings of the colonic mucosa, accelerates and enhances its peristalsis increases mucus in the large intestine.

The laxative effect of the drug occurs within 6-8ch. after applying it in and during the first hour after administration of bisacodyl rectally.

Product form

Producing bisacodyl tablets, dragees. Also it produced bisacodyl suppositories.

Indications bisacodyl

Bisacodyl for instructions prescribed for constipation, intestinal, hypertension and sluggish motility of the colon.

The drug is also used to empty intestines before the study, pre- and post-operative period, childbirth, severe cardiovascular diseases.

Instructions for use bisacodyl

The drug is administered orally and rectally. Adults appoint 1-3 dragees, tablets bisacodyl overnight or for one or two spark bisacodyl rectally.

If necessary, you can take an additional 1-3 bisacodyl tablets half an hour before breakfast.

The usual dosage for adults - 5-10mg at one time (one or two tablets).

 Bisacodyl candles

In preparation for examinations and operations bisacodyl appoint 10-20mg night into the morning and 10 mg rectally.

Also, according to the instructions prescribed bisacodyl children depending on their age. Tablets: age 2-7l.- 5mg, 8-14l. - 5-10mg, older than 14 - 5-15mg. Candles bisacodyl: 2-7 years - 5 mg, 8-14 years - 10 mg, over 14 years - 10-20mg.

Bisacodyl tablets swallowed with water and without chewing.

Between admission dragees, tablets bisacodyl and reception drugs used for neutralization of gastric juice and the consumption of dairy products, milk, must be not less than two hours.

When using bisacodyl tablets indicated consumption of large amounts of water.

side effects

When using bisacodyl colicky pain may occur in the intestine, diarrhea (using high doses).

Contraindications to the use of bisacodyl

As indicated in the instructions bisacodyl, it is not prescribed for strangulated hernia, intestinal obstruction, inflammatory diseases of the abdominal cavity in the acute stage (diverticulitis, appendicitis), peritonitis, lack of potassium, uterine bleeding, cystitis, bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract, spastic constipation, hemorrhoids and acute proctitis, if the sensitivity to the drug.

Bisacodyl tablets prescribed with caution during lactation, pregnant women, patients with kidney disease, liver.