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Symptomatic treatment of constipation.
In preparing diagnostic studies, as pre-or post-operative treatment and in clinical states who require a convenient relief bisacodyl Dulcolax is used under medical supervision.
Qualitative and quantitative composition:
Dulcolax bisacodyl 5 mg coated tablets: a coated tablet contains 5 mg bisacodyl.
Dulcolax bisacodyl 10 mg suppositories: a suppository containing 10 mg bisacodyl.
For excipients, see List of excipients.
Posology and method of administration:
The following dosage is recommended, unless the doctor prescribes a different dose:
Adults and children over 10 years: 1 to 2 coated tablets.
Children from 4 to 10 years: 1 coated tablet. The tablets are
evening to welcome the next day morning to obtain relief. The special coating of the tablet should not take it with milk or antacids.
The tablets should be swallowed with a little water, without them one bite.
Adults and children over 10 years: 1 suppository (10 mg).
IN THE PREPARATION OF DIAGNOSTIC RESEARCH AND PRE-OPERATIVE.
coated tablets and suppositories are used together to complete emptying of the bowels to obtain. The dose for adults is 2 to 4 tablets, taken the night or the night before surgery or examination, and 1 suppository to administer the morning of surgery or examination.
The dosage for children from 4 to 10 years is 1 tablet at night and ½ suppository morning.
This is a medicine, no prolonged use without medical advice, keep away from children, reading the package insert. Ask your doctor or pharmacist. In case of side effects, contact your doctor.
In children younger than 4 years.
patients with ileus, intestinal obstruction, acute abdomen such as acute appendicitis, acute inflammatory colon diseases and severe dehydration.
patients with hypersensitivity to bisacodyl or any of the excipients.
By presence of lactose, is coated Dulcolax bisacodyl tablets contraindicated in patients with congenital galactosemia, with glucose and galactose malabsorption or lactase deficiency.
Special warnings and precautions for use:
like other laxatives may not Dulcolax bisacodyl daily for a long period of use.
Daily use of laxatives if they prove necessary, should one cause of constipation trying to find.
Treatment of constipation is just one additional tool, alongside dietary and hygienic measures (addition of vegetable fibers and drinks to the diet, physical activity).
Caution is recommended in renal insufficiency, with cardiovascular disorders, the elderly and with concomitant intake of drugs that can lead to torsades de pointes.
excessive handling can cause electrolyte disturbances, and hypokalemia, which entails risk of arrhythmia. They can also cause constipation reactionele.
Cases of vertigo and / or syncope were reported in patients treated with bisacodyl Dulcolax. Analysis of these cases suggests that there is no necessary connection with the administration of bisacodyl Dulcolax. They can result from an effort defecation or a vasovagal reaction to the abdominal pain caused by constipation, which prompted the patient to use laxativa.
The use of suppositories may cause irritation and local pain, especially in ulcereuse anal fissures and proctitis.
Dulcolax bisacodyl on medical advice should only be administered to children.
laxativa Stimulants may be used only exceptionally in children.
Pregnancy and lactation:
of experience with the use of bisacodyl Dulcolax during pregnancy has no harmful effects to light.
May Dulcolax bisacodyl However, like any other medicine not be used during pregnancy unless advised by the doctor.
Although it was never established that the active ingredient in the breast milk production, is using Dulcolax bisacodyl during lactation is not recommended.
Abdominal discomfort (colic, cramps and abdominal pain) and diarrhea were reported.
Allergic reactions, including rare cases of angioneurotic edema and anaphylactic reactions were reported.
Following rectal administration local irritation may occur. Prolonged use of bisacodyl Dulcolax suppositories may cause proctitis.
Effects on ability to drive and use machines:
Symptoms : diarrhea, abdominal cramps, solid potassium and electrolyte loss, dehydration.
Chronic overdose can lead to chronic diarrhea, abdominal pain, hypokalemia which may cause cardiac arrhythmias, secondary hyperaldosteronism and kidney stones. With chronic use of renal lesions were also laxativa, alcalose metabolic and muscle weakness due to hypokalemia described.
Therapy : immediately after taking Dulcolax bisacodyl tablets may be coated the inclusion of the drug or at least undo by provoking vomiting or by gastric lavage. It may be necessary, especially in the elderly and children, the amount of water and electrolytes in the body to bring back up to standard. Administration of cramp repellents may be necessary.
List of excipients:
Dulcolax bisacodyl 5 mg coated tablets.
Lactose - Maize - Soluble starch - Glycerol - Magnesium - Yellow iron oxide - Talk -- Sucrose - Gum Arabic - Lakgom - Titanium Dioxide - Eudragit L & S - Dibutyl phthalate - Macrogol 6000 - White beeswax - Carnauba wax.
Dulcolax bisacodyl 10 mg suppositories.
Interaction with other medicinal products and other forms of interaction:
Concomitant administration of high doses of Dulcolax bisacodyl and diuretics or corticosteroids may increase the risk of electrolyte disturbances, which in turn increase susceptibility to cardiovascular tone glycosides may increase.
view of increased risk of torsades de pointes with hypokalemia, caution is advised in patients taking medicines that may trigger torsades de pointes. The special coating of tablets they should not take with antacids.
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