How many mg of Dulcolax should I take?

Adults: 1 to 2 coated tablets (5-10 mg) daily before bedtime. Should not be used in children or adolescents under the age of 18 years. It is recommended to start with the lowest dose. The dose may be adjusted up to the maximum recommended dose to produce regular stools.

How many Dulcolax does it take to work?

Tablets usually have an effect within 10-12 hours. Suppositories will take between 10-60 minutes to work, but usually have their effect within 30 minutes….About bisacodyl.

Type of medicine Stimulant laxative
Available as Tablets and suppositories

Can I take 20 mg Dulcolax?

Adults: Two to four coated tablets (10 – 20 mg), orally the night before the procedure, followed by one suppository (10 mg), in the morning of the procedure. It is recommended to take DULCOLAX coated tablet(s) at night to have a bowel movement the following morning.

Can I take 2 Dulcolax tablets at once?

How many tablets can I take? Adults and children over 12 can take 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dose for up to 7 days. If this is the first time taking a laxative for constipation, we recommend taking 1 to 2 tablets in a single daily dose.

Can I take 4 Dulcolax tablets?

glass every 15 minutes. If you do not have very watery diarrhea within 4 hours, you should drink another liter of the prep solution. At 2 PM on the afternoon before your colonoscopy, take 4 Dulcolax laxative tablets (Bisacodyl, 5 mg each). These can be purchased over the counter.

Can I take Dulcolax twice a day?

Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) 5mg/tablet or 10mg/suppository – take 1 or 2 twice daily.

How long does it take for Dulcolax to make you poop?

It may take 6 to 12 hours before this medication causes a bowel movement.

How fast does 4 Dulcolax?

by After taking Dulcolax tablets you should have a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours. Dulcolax suppositories generally produces bowel movements in 15 minutes to 1 hour.