Generic Dulcolax (Bisacodyl)
Dulcolax
Dulcolax is used to relieve occasional constipation and irregularity.
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Product Description
Common use

Dulcolax is a medicine used to relieve occasional constipation and irregularity. Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative. It acts directly on the bowels, stimulating the bowel muscles to cause a bowel movement.



Dosage and directions

Take Dulcolax by mouth with or without food with full glass of water. It is recommended to drink extra fluids during intake of Dulcolax. Swallow the tablet the whole. Do not break, crush or chew before swallowing.Do not take Dulcolax within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk.



Precautions

Before using Dulcolax discuss with your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or breast-feeding.; if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement,; if you have allergy to food, medicines, or other substances; if you have heart failure, abnormal levels of fluids or electrolytes in your body, nausea, vomiting or undiagnosed stomach pain.



Contraindications

Do not use Dulcolax if you can't swallow without chewing, you have severe stomach pain, appendicitis, severe constipation, stomach, intestinal o rectal bleeding, or intestinal blockage, you are having abdominal surgery.



Possible side effects

Common side effects are faintness, cramps, stomach discomfort. Seek medical attention if you experience one of the following serious side effects: allergic reactions: rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue.



Drug interaction

No specific interactions are know for the present time.



Missed dose

If you miss a dose of Dulcolax and are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once



Overdose

If you think that you overdosed Dulcolax seek medical attention immediately. Overdose symptoms are diarrhea, stomach cramps.



Storage

Store Dulcolax at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C) in a tightly closed container away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Dulcolax out of the reach of children and away from pets.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.