What is DULCOFLEX Tablet used for?
DULCOFLEX Tablet tablet, powder, suppository is used for the treatment of hard stools (constipation).
DULCOFLEX Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does DULCOFLEX Tablet work?
DULCOFLEX Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called laxatives. The drug acts by increasing the bowel movements. Thus, it helps in cleansing the colon and treating constipation.
How to use DULCOFLEX Tablet?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Use DULCOFLEX Tablet tablet/powder/suppository as prescribed by your doctor.
- Swallow the tablet Do not crush or chew the tablet.
- Empty the powder into a glass of water, stir well to ensure the content is completely dissolved and consume immediately.
- Insert DULCOFLEX Tablet suppository into the rectum as directed by the physician. Please follow extra instructions provided in the leaflet.
If you miss a dose of DULCOFLEX Tablet, please use it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not use a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
The overdose symptoms of DULCOFLEX Tablet include the following:
- Abdominal cramps
Please seek immediate medical attention if you experience any of the above symptoms.
What are the drugs that interact with DULCOFLEX Tablet?
Drugs that interact with DULCOFLEX Tablet include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of DULCOFLEX Tablet?
The following are the most common side effects of DULCOFLEX Tablet:
- Excessive diarrhoea
- Fluid imbalance
- Burning sensation in the rectum
- Stomach pain
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Muscle cramps
- Persistent nausea
- Decreased urination
- Irregular heartbeat
- Mood changes
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions should be followed while using DULCOFLEX Tablet?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to DULCOFLEX Tablet or similar drugs.
- Seek doctor’s advice before using any other drug or herbal products while on DULCOFLEX Tablet medication.
- Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.
- Consult your doctor before using DULCOFLEX Tablet medicine during breastfeeding.
- Avoid using rectal DULCOFLEX Tablet if you have haemorrhoids or anal fissures.
- Do use DULCOFLEX Tablet medication in children below 2 years without consulting a doctor.
You are advised not to use DULCOFLEX Tablet if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.
What should you tell your doctor before using DULCOFLEX Tablet?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of eating disorders, ulcerative colitis or inflammatory bowel disease.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
- Inform your doctor if you have sudden bowel changes that are lasting for more than 2 weeks.
Frequently Asked Questions about DULCOFLEX Tablet
- How long can I take DULCOFLEX Tablet tablet?
- Is it safe to use DULCOFLEX Tablet medication during pregnancy?
- Is it safe to use DULCOFLEX Tablet if I have any intestinal disorder?
- Can DULCOFLEX Tablet suppository be used in geriatric patients?
Avoid using DULCOFLEX Tablet tablet for more than one week, unless told by the doctor. Consult your doctor for dose-related queries.
Consult your doctor before using DULCOFLEX Tablet medication during pregnancy, as using the drug for a longer duration of time during pregnancy is not recommended.
No, it is not advised to use DULCOFLEX Tablet if you have any history of the intestinal disorder. However, please consult your doctor.
It is not advisable to use rectal DULCOFLEX Tablet in geriatric patients without doctor’s consultation.
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