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Dulcolax 10mg Suppositories

Dulcolax 10mg Suppositories (12 suppositories )

Order before 4pm for delivery from Wed. 17 Oct.

Description for Dulcolax 10mg Suppositories

Dulcolax Suppositories 10mg are perfect for those seeking fast and effective relief from constipation. With the tested and safe compound Bisacodyl as an active ingredient, Dulcolax Suppositories will provide relief from constipation symptoms within 15 to 60 minutes. Ideal for people that may have swallowing difficulties and they are specially shaped for easy and gentle insertion.

Product Information

  • Age: 10 years +

    Maximum per order: 2

  • Pregnancy: Not suitable

    Breastfeeding: Not suitable

If you are looking for a quick solution to provide effective relief from constipation, then Dulcolax Suppositories might be the right treatment for you. Using the clinically tested active ingredient Bisacodyl, Dulcolax is able to give you relief from constipation within an hour. These suppositories are specifically designed for ease of insertion and are an excellent choice for anyone who has trouble swallowing. The suppository dissolves into the body very quickly, providing local, satisfying relief from constipation.

Dulcolax suppositories work because of the active ingredient known as bisacodyl. This ingredient is able to stimulate the muscles in your intestines, helping to provide you with normal and regular bowel activity. Unlike stool softeners, Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative, meaning it works on your body’s muscles, rather than by reducing your intestinal fluid absorption.

By using a local suppository you will see quick and effective results within an hour after administration. Dulcolax can be the ideal tool for fast and effective relief from the discomfort faced by occasional constipation sufferers. Here is what you can expect from Dulcolax:

  • Fast relief from constipation
  • Suppositories designed for comfort
  • A trusted medication for over 60 years
  • The Number 1 stimulant laxative on the market
*Prescription medicines are supplied subject to a medical consultation at the discretion of a doctor.

For constipation:

Adults and children over 10 years:

Insert one suppository into the anal passage. 

Use only one suppository each day.

How to insert a suppository

1. Remove the foil wrapping.

2. While lying on one side, draw your knees towards the chest, and maintain one leg in an higher position than the other.

3. Use your middle finger or index finger to push the suppository into the anus. The pointed end should go in first.

4. Insert it and then push the suppository gently as far as possible into the anal passage. 

5. To ensure it touches the wall of the bowel, push it side-ways.

6. Ensure that you retain the suppository in position and you can now lower your legs to a more comfortable postion.

7. Retain the suppository in position for at least 30 minutes. If the suppository feels like it might come out, push it inside as far as possible and try to maintain it in place for about 30 minutes, even if you feel like you urgently need to empty the bowel. 

Not everyone will experience side effects when they take medication, however if you do they can include:

Nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal cramps, discomfort or pain.

If you are concerned about these effects, or if the product affects you in any other way, stop using it and talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

The active ingredients contained in this medicine is/are:

Bisacodyl 10mg.

The medicine also contains the following inactive ingredients to make up the complete product:

Hard Fat.

Reading the following warnings carefully will help to ensure you are selecting an appropriate product. 

  • If you are expecting or planning to become expecting or if you are breast-feeding, consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medication. 
  • Avoid taking this medication and consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if you are allergic to the ingredients in the product such as to hard fat or Bisacodyl,or if you are suffering from ileus, or if you have inflammation of the small and large intestine or if you have anal fissures (cracking of the skin around the anal passage), or if you have ulcerative proctitis (ulcers or inflammation around the anal passage), or if you have serious abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting or if you have severe dehydration, or if you have severe abdominal condition for example appendicitis, or, if you have intestinal obstruction (a blocked bowel). 
  • Because some medication can affect how Dulcolax suppositories work, and also Dulcolax suppositories can affect how some other medication work, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have recently taken or if you are taking the following medication obtained with or without a prescription: herbal medicines, diuretics (water tablets - e.g. Furosemide or Bendrofluazide), or steroids (e.g. prednisolone). 
  • If you take more than the required dose, consult your doctor immediately. 

Please read all packaging and the Product Information Leaflet before taking any new medicine and inform your doctor of medicines you are taking or intend to take.

Delivery & Shipping Information

 

UK ORDERS

We offer FREE standard tracked delivery on orders over £40.

The following delivery options are available:

  • Standard Tracked Delivery - 2/3 day delivery - £2.95
  • Express Tracked Delivery - 1/2 day delivery - £4.45
  • DPD Next Day - 1 working day - £6.95
  • Special Delivery (Guaranteed before 1pm) - £8.95
  • Saturday Guaranteed before 1pm - £10.45

Important Delivery Information

All our orders are sent out using Royal Mail (unless stated). We always aim to dispatch all Royal Mail orders received before 4pm the same working day. Any orders received after 4pm or over the weekend will be dispatched the next working day. We aim to dispatch all DPD orders placed before 3pm on the same working day. Orders will not be dispatched on weekends or bank holidays.

All orders are subject to approval by our team of doctors and pharmacists. Your delivery date in the checkout is subject to your consultation being approved by our healthcare team.

All orders can be fully tracked from your dispatch email and in your account.

We ensure all parcels are in plain packaging for discreet delivery of your medicines and pharmacy goods.

Deliveries containing pharmacy-only or prescription medicines may require a signature on receipt. 

Delivery is free for all NHS prescriptions.

 

Royal Mail

Royal Mail are the most widely recognised mail delivery company in the UK. Being on the UK’s 29 million doorsteps six days a week means they offer unparalleled price and convenience. The Independent Pharmacy uses Royal Mail’s Tracked 48, Tracked 24, and Special Delivery Guaranteed parcel services to offer reliable, fully-tracked delivery at very competitive prices. Your Royal Mail parcel will arrive with your normal daily delivery of post.

Please note: Royal Mail do not deliver on Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

If you are not home to accept your delivery, a card should be left by the Royal Mail representative. This card will provide details of where you can collect the order or how to arrange re-delivery.

Should you be unable to collect your missed delivery or arrange for your medication to be redelivered by Royal Mail, the pharmacy can resend your medication to the same, or a different address provided it has been returned to us and this happens within a 30 day window.

Once a package has been shipped with Royal Mail we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

DPD

DPD Local is the most innovative parcel carrier around. Thanks to their industry-leading Predict service, they provide parcel recipients with a one hour delivery window, notified by email, so you don't have to wait in all day. What's more, it enables receivers to watch the progress of their delivery on a real-time map, all the way down to a final 15 minute time-slot. 

As well as keeping customers informed at every stage of the journey, DPD believe in maximising choice and convenience. That's why DPD provide access to a suite of options both on the day of delivery and the night before, allowing customers to take delivery of their goods in a way that suits. If you wish to reschedule, you can:

  • Select an alternative delivery date
  • Opt for delivery to a nominated neighbour
  • Have the parcel left in a specified safe place
  • Collect the parcel from your local DPD Pickup Shop
  • Upgrade delivery to By 12

Please note: DPD do not deliver on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays - this should be taken into account when ordering. 

Once a package has been shipped with DPD we advise that you are bound to the terms and conditions of their use together with the terms and conditions contained herein.

You have the right to cancel your order up to the point when your treatment is dispatched. The pharmacist must destroy any medication within 30 days of it being returned, even un-opened boxes, so we are not able to offer refunds once your treatment has been dispatched.

 

Forwarding houses

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

 

BFPO Postcodes

Unfortunately we are unable to deliver medicines to BFPO postcodes.

 

Remote Areas

Please be aware that Royal Mail Guaranteed services are not available to all customers in the UK, especially those that live in remote postcodes. Royal Mail advise customers of the following:

We deliver by 5.30pm the next working day in the following postcode areas:
AB30 - 39, 41 - 45, 51 - 56
GY9 Alderney (Channel Islands)
HS1, 3 - 9
IV21 - 28, 40 - 49, 51 - 56
KA27, 28
KW1 - 3, 5 - 15
KW16 Stromness Town only
PA20 (0&9)
PA28 - 38, 41 - 49, 76, 77
PH15, 17 - 26, 31 - 40, 49, 50
ZE1

 

We deliver within two working days by 5.30pm to the following postcodes areas:
GY1 Herm (Channel Islands)
GY9 Sark (Channel Islands)
GY10
HS2
PA60 - 75, 78
ZE2, 3

 

We deliver within three working days by 5.30pm to the following postcode areas:
KW16 - non-Town
KW17
PH30, 41 - 44

 

Please note: This applies to our 'Special Delivery' and 'Saturday Guaranteed' services.

 

INTERNATIONAL ORDERS

We are currently unable to ship orders outside of the UK.

We are unable to ship orders to mailing or forwarding houses for onwards shipping to locations outside of the UK.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does it matter what time of day I take Dulcolax suppositories?

    Dulcolax can be taken at any time you like, however you should be advised that you will produce a bowel movement within the next hour.

  • Can I take more than one Dulocolax suppository a day?

    No, you should only take a maximum of one suppository per day for a maximum of 7 days. If after 7 days you are still experiencing problems then you should consult with your doctor.

    Anyone over the age of 12 can use 1 Dulcolax suppository a day. Children under 12 should use half a Dulcolax suppository. If your child is under 6 years old then you should speak to your doctor before using Dulcolax.

  • What is the best way to use Dulcolax suppositories?

    Each Dulcolax suppository is wrapped in a plastic cover which should be removed before use. The suppository has a 'pointy' end, and this is the end which should be placed into the rectum first. Studies have shown that laying down for 15 minutes will help your rectum to retain the suppository for as long as possible, giving you the best possible treatment.

  • Do I need to take the suppository back out after use?

    No, you do not need to remove the suppository yourself.

  • Can I swallow Dulcolax suppositories?

    No, Dulcolax suppositories should not be ingested orally or any other way besides rectal insertion.

  • Does it matter if my stomach is empty or full?

    It makes no difference whether you use Dulcolax before a meal or after a meal, just make sure to use them rectally.

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