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General Product Information
Stool Softener for gentle relief of constipation. Docusate sodium is the key active in Coloxyl® 50mg. It acts as a stool softener and works by drawing water back into the large intestine increasing the bulk and fluid content in the stool and making it softer and easier to pass.
Directions for Use
Adults and children 12 years and over: Take 2 or 3 tablets twice daily.
Docusate sodium 50mg.
Do not give to children under 12 years of age.
Do not use when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting is present.
If you are pregnant or breast feeding seek medical advice before taking this product.
Drink plenty of water and increase fibre in diet except in cases of medication induced constipation. Prolonged use of any laxative is undesirable and may lead to dependence, consult your doctor if constipation persists. Due to sodium content of docusate sodium, caution should be exercised when giving to patients with congestive heart failure or high blood pressure. Prolonged use of any laxative is undesirable and may lead to dependence.
Care should be taken by patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Consult your doctor if constipation persists.