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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Dulcolax Oral.

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Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
3/8/2011 9:35:44 AM

Reviewer: Nurse119, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Never again. I have taken go lytely and other laxatives for various reasons and they were much much more gentle. I have gallstones and am awaiting to see a surgeon...but have become constipated. I took ONE (directions say 1-3!)at 10pm and awoke at around 6am. Slight cramping but the excessive diaphoresis and nausea was TOO MUCH! Not very gentle Dulcolax...not at all. False advertisement. I am a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
2/22/2011 1:34:00 AM

Reviewer: candygurl398, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I took two Dulcolax an hour before I went to bed and I woke up an hour ago with the worst stomach cramps. I've been in and out of the bathroom for the last 45 minutes with diarrhea. Not gentle at all.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
2/20/2011 9:48:53 PM

Reviewer: (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
DO NOT TAKE THIS DRUG! Horrible experience with only 1 pill. Vomited at the same time of elimination. Sweats, chills, dizziness, blurry vision. Worse than childbirth and appendix bursting 10 years ago. Threw the box in the trash.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
2/10/2011 3:03:04 AM

Reviewer: ANC, 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have got relief from constipation and irregular BM, so I used it regularly, most of the times 2 tablets per day, I have developed hypernatremia, I dont know if this has any relation to my use of dulcolax. Also, I find it extremely difficult to have BM without taking this medicine. I have no other complications like BP, cholesterol, blood sugar etc.

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
1/7/2011 5:07:24 PM

Reviewer: Grace, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has been 2 days since I took 1 Dulcolax. I am still having stomach cramps and severe heartburn. Is heartburn a side effect? I have only had 1 bowel movement.

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