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Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

SANOFI INDIA LTD.
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Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

SANOFI INDIA LTD.
*Estimated Price
11
Add to Cart

About Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is used to treat constipation by relaxing the muscle near intestine thus allowing smooth passage of stool. It has Bisacodyl which works by stimulating the inner lining of the bowel.

Uses Benefits and uses of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is generally used to treat constipation but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  2. Bowel Clearance before surgery, delivery etc
  3. Constipation
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Stomach Upset
  2. Abdominal Cramps
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Nausea
  5. Dizziness
  6. Blood in stool
  7. Swelling of eyes
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is made from Bisacodyl (5mg) which acts by stimulating the bowel and relaxing the intestine muscle for easy passage of stool. Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. 
You can buy Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Sanofi India Ltd.
How to use Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Dulcoflex relaxes the muscle of intestine & gut and provides evacuation of the stool.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet.
  • Dulcoflex should be taken 2 hours after other medicines. The best time is before bedtime as it takes 6-8 hrs for the medicine to show its effect. 
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet  is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Before using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Nausea
  • Allergic to its ingredient
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach Pain
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Children less than 4yrs age
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms 
Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Ranitidine
  • Milk
  • Omeprazole
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet?
Not recommendedDulcoflex 5mg Tablet might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet provide relief from Constipation?
Yes. Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet helps in constipation by stimulating the bowel movement.

9. Can using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet help with GERD?
No. Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet won't help in anything related to GERD. You can use an antacid upon consulting a Gastroenterologist.

10. Can Dulcoflex tablet cause abdominal cramps?
Yes, abdominal cramps are a common side effect of dulcoflex tablet. Please consult your doctor if you face such side effect.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is an effective medicine and I use it regularly.
I would recommend Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet to everyone because it inexpensive but works very well.
My doctor suggested me Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet and so far it has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jyotsna R. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is available in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

About Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is used to treat constipation by relaxing the muscle near intestine thus allowing smooth passage of stool. It has Bisacodyl which works by stimulating the inner lining of the bowel.

Uses Benefits and uses of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is generally used to treat constipation but there are several other uses where it could be taken:-
  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  2. Bowel Clearance before surgery, delivery etc
  3. Constipation
This is a non-exhaustive list and there might be other uses & benefits of the Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet as well. Please do not take this medicine because someone has taken it with similar symptoms. Please consult a physician or a specialist before using the medicine.

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Side Effects List of side-effects of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Apart from the uses of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, there could be certain side-effects associated with the drug. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Stomach Upset
  2. Abdominal Cramps
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Nausea
  5. Dizziness
  6. Blood in stool
  7. Swelling of eyes
While some symptoms could be common, there are a few rare symptoms. If you feel any symptom (whether or not it is mentioned in the above list), please consult a doctor instantly. Also, consult the doctor if you have blurred vision or rashes. The above list may not be exhaustive and please report if you have any other symptoms. These symptoms become more prominent when one is prone to a longer use.

Composition and Dosage Dosage and Composition of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is made from Bisacodyl (5mg) which acts by stimulating the bowel and relaxing the intestine muscle for easy passage of stool. Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet should be used in prescribed quantity by the doctor. It is advised to take this medicine with food or immediately after food. 
You can buy Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet from a local pharmacy & there are many generic variants available as well. The drug is considered inexpensive by popular opinion. It comes in a strip of 10 tablets and it can be used by referring to the prescription. Please check the expiry of the package. It is manufactured by Sanofi India Ltd.
How to use Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet? - Swallow the tablet in one go and do not chew it. Use the dosage as suggested by a doctor.

Expert Advice Expert advice on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

  • How does it work? Dulcoflex relaxes the muscle of intestine & gut and provides evacuation of the stool.
  • Patients with Kidney & liver disease must take doctor's advice before consuming Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet.
  • Dulcoflex should be taken 2 hours after other medicines. The best time is before bedtime as it takes 6-8 hrs for the medicine to show its effect. 
  • Do not take this medicine on the advice of a friend or family. Similarly, do not give this medicine to someone you feel has the same symptoms.
  • Always check for expiry on the package or with the pharmacist before buying the medicine
  • Store Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet at room temperature & avoid direct exposure to heat & sunlight
  • Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet  is not the cure for a problem but only provides temporary relief from certain symptoms
  • Especially for women, please talk to a gynecologist if you have period bleeding, menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, painful periods etc. so that she can guide you when & how to use this medicine.
  • Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet has several uses & side effects, users are advised to reach the article thoroughly to avoid jumping to conclusions

Precautions Precautions and drug interaction of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Before using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, please consult a doctor especially if you have any of the following contraindications & conditions:-
  • Nausea
  • Allergic to its ingredient
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach Pain
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Children less than 4yrs age
  • If you operate heavy machinery, using this medicine might make you drowsy or blur your vision. Please do not continue to operate if you feel these symptoms 
Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet Drug Interactions
  • Ranitidine
  • Milk
  • Omeprazole
This is a non-exhaustive list of drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. Before taking this drug, inform your doctor about all your present medications.
Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Avoid excess exposure to sunlight
  • Avoid taking this medicine along with steroids
  • Consult your doctor if you feel numbness or tingling sensation

FAQs Commonly asked question on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

1. I missed a dose of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you have missed a dose by chance, try to use it as soon as possible when you notice. However, if the time is closer to your next dosage, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try not to take a double dosage. 

2. I overdosed on the prescribed quantity of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, what should I do?
If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet, please talk to a physician immediately. Consuming more than prescribed quantity might cause serious side-effects. 

3. Can Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet be used along with alcohol?
Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. The interaction of this medicine & alcohol might increase the risk of side effects and may cause excessive drowsiness & calmness. In any case, do not take more than three glasses a day.

4. Can Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet be used during Pregnancy or Breastfeeding?
You must consult a gynecologist for more details before consuming the medicine. Pregnant women can weigh the pros & cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

5. Can I drive while using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet?
Not recommendedDulcoflex 5mg Tablet might make you feel drowsy & calm. It can also impair thinking temporarily. Moreover, it can also cause blurred vision. It is considered unsafe to drive when you feel such symptoms.

6. Is using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet addictive?
No. Addictive medicines are usually classified as schedule H or X in India and schedule 2-5 in US. Please read the package information carefully.

7. I took an expired dose of the medicine. What should I do?
Taking an expired dose of Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet might not be harmful but please discuss this with your physician about the same to be on a safe side.

8. Can using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet provide relief from Constipation?
Yes. Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet helps in constipation by stimulating the bowel movement.

9. Can using Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet help with GERD?
No. Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet won't help in anything related to GERD. You can use an antacid upon consulting a Gastroenterologist.

10. Can Dulcoflex tablet cause abdominal cramps?
Yes, abdominal cramps are a common side effect of dulcoflex tablet. Please consult your doctor if you face such side effect.

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Customer Review Patient reviews on Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet

Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet is an effective medicine and I use it regularly.
I would recommend Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet to everyone because it inexpensive but works very well.
My doctor suggested me Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet and so far it has been okay.

About Author

The above medicine data is written by Dr. Jyotsna R. It is edited, updated and maintained by JustDoc Quality Team. If you have any queries regarding the data, please email us at doctors@justdoc.com. Read about our Medical Team here.

Buy Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet in 100+ cities in India

Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur, Visakhapatnam, Indore, Thane, Bhopal, Pimpri-Chinchwad, Patna, Vadodara, Ghaziabad, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Agra, Madurai, Nashik, Faridabad, Meerut, Rajkot, Kalyan-Dombivali, Vasai-Virar, Varanasi, Srinagar, Aurangabad, Dhanbad, Amritsar, Navi Mumbai, Allahabad, Ranchi, Howrah (city area), Jabalpur, Gwalior, Vijayawada, Jodhpur, Raipur, Kota, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Solapur, Hubballi-Dharwad, Tiruchirappalli, Tiruppur, Moradabad, Mysore, Bareily, Gurgaon, Aligarh, Jalandhar, Bhubaneswar, Salem, Mira-Bhayandar, Warangal, Thiruvananthapuram, Guntur, Bhiwandi, Saharanpur, Gorakhpur, Bikaner, Amravati, Noida, Jamshedpur, Bhilai, Cuttack, Firozabad, Kochi, Nellore, Bhavnagar, Dehradun, Durgapur, Asansol, Nanded, Kolhapur, Ajmer, Akola, Gulbarga, Jamnagar, Ujjain, Loni, Siliguri, Jhansi, Ulhasnagar, Jammu, Secunderabad, Mangalore, Erode, Belgaum, Ambattur, Tirunelveli, Malegaon
Information on this page was last updated on - Thu, Mar 15 2018

Disclaimer
The above information is collected by experts on JustDoc.com for Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. This information is accurate, complete & up-to-date to the best of knowledge & understanding of a medical professional. Please do not use this information as a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment. JustDoc doesn't guarantee the accuracy & exhaustiveness of the above-mentioned information about Dulcoflex 5mg Tablet. Users are recommended to visit a physician or consult a doctor on justdoc.com for a professional opinion about your condition.

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