Dulkolaks - means with a laxative effect.

Pharmacological action

 Dulkolaks pills
 Laxative effect Dulkolaksa carried out by irritation of receptors of the intestine, its effects on the mucous membrane, peristalsis, stimulate the production of mucus in the colon.

There are reviews of Dulkolakse showing that its effect in the domestic application occurs within 6 hours, or 8-12 hours if you take a pill before going to bed, and in an hour when using rectal suppositories.

The active ingredient of the drug - bisacodyl.

Product form

Dulkolaks release rectal suppositories, tablets, coated tablets.


Dulkolaks of instruction prescribed for atonic constipation and hypotonic, including those that occur in the elderly, after surgery or childbirth.

Useful drug in proctitis, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, where it is necessary to provide a painless bowel movements, as well as in preparation for radiological or instrumental studies, surgery.

Instructions Dulkolaksa: how to use

Tablets Dulkolaks take half an hour before breakfast, after 14L children, adults appoint take 5-15mg, kids 2-7l - 5mg, children 8-14l - 5-10mg.

Swallow the tablets or pills must be whole, chewed them is not recommended.

Rectal suppositories Dulkolaks children after 14 liters, adults appoint 10-20mg (equivalent to 1-2 candles), children 8-14 l - 10 mg, children 2-7 liters -5mg.

To prepare for surgery or research taking 10-20mg inside and further one candle Dulkolaks (10 mg) rectally.

Side effects Dulkolaksa

 Candles Dulkolaks
 Laxative can cause cramps, pressure reduction, muscle weakness, dehydration, diarrhea, intestinal cramps, abdominal pain, allergies, bloating.

Judging by the reviews of Dulkolakse due to the use of high doses of the drug may begin diarrhea, hypokalemia, atonic colon, dehydration can disrupt fluid and electrolyte balance.

Treatment of symptomatic because an antidote to the drug have not. To reduce the degree of absorption of the active substance, the stomach is washed to cause vomiting. In some cases, patients require correction of electrolyte balance, fluid shortfall, the appointment of antispasmodics.


Dulkolaks of instruction should not be prescribed to babies, with a strangulated hernia, peritonitis, ileus, acute inflammation of the organs in the abdominal cavity, the presence of bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract, cystitis, metrorrhagia, acute proctitis, spastic constipation, acute hemorrhoids.

Precautions have to take medication, pregnant, breastfeeding women, patients with renal / hepatic insufficiency.

Do not use Dulkolaks long time, taken with mineral water, milk.

Drugs that reduce gastric acidity can dissolve the shell Dulkolaksa, irritate the digestive tract.

The risk of hypokalemia (electrolyte imbalance) increases at the same time taking in high doses of laxative with corticosteroids or diuretics, cardiac glycosides.