DULCOLAX SUPPOSITORIES 5MG CHILD (5)
Dulcolax children’s Suppositories contain a medicine called bisacodyl. This belongs to a group of medicines called laxatives. Dulcolax children’s Suppositories are used for relief of constipation, Dulcolax children’s Suppositories are also used in hospitals to clear the bowel before surgery, X-rays or other tests.
Dulcolax children’s Suppositories stimulate the muscles of the bowel (large intestine), helping to return the body to its natural rhythm. They have a laxative effect usually within 10 to 30 minutes.
How to use the suppositories.
The suppositories should only be used in your back passage.
Take off the foil wrapping.
Lie on one side and pull your knees up towards your chest. Keep one leg drawn up more than the other.
Use your first finger (index finger) or middle finger to push in the suppository.
Gently push the suppository as far as possible into your back passage, pointed end first.
Once it is as far as it will go, push it side-ways to make sure it touches the wall of the bowel.
Lower your legs to a comfortable position whilst the suppository is retained in place.
Keep the suppository inside you for at least 30 minutes
Adults and children over 10 years • Put one 10 mg suppository into the back passage for immediate effect. Only use one suppository per day.
Children under 10 years Dulcolax 5 mg Suppositories for Children should only be used if recommended by a doctor. The usual dose is: Put one 5 mg suppository into the back passage for immediate effect. Only use one suppository per day.
What do Dulcolax Suppositories contain?
Dulcolax 10 mg Suppositories contain 10 mg of the active ingredient bisacodyl.
Dulcolax 5 mg Suppositories for Children contain 5 mg of the active ingredient bisacodyl.
Both the suppositories are made from hard fat, which is an ingredient needed to mould the suppository into the correct shape
If laxatives are needed for more than 5 days in a row, or if your child has persistent abdominal pain consult your doctor.
KEEP OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN!
Always read the leaflet provided before using this product.