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. Contains sucrose, sodium benzoate. Free from lactose & artificial colours. Contains: sucrose, sodium, gluten & preservatives
Adults & children 12 years & over: 2 - 3 tablets twice daily.
Docusate sodium 50mg
Below 30°. Protect from light.
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. Due to sodium content of docusate sodium, caution should be exercised when giving to patients with congestive heart failure or hypertension. Care should be taken by patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Prolonged use of any laxative is undesirable and may lead to dependence. Consult your doctor if constipation persists. Do not use if cap seal is broken. Keep out of reach of children.