Dependable, overnight relief from constipation
Dulcolax® SP Drops relieve constipation overnight, so you can feel like yourself in the morning.
- Two-way action stimulates the bowel and helps form soft stools
- Easy to swallow liquid.
- Dropper included for easy administration. Simply drop liquid onto a spoon or mix with water. Colourless, tasteless and sugar-free.
- Worlds #1 OTC laxative brand*
- Contains the active ingredient sodium picosulphate
Always read the label. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.
Reference * IMS Health Global Sales Analyser Q4 2015, Value & Volume Sales.
How To Use
Active ingredient: Each 1 mL (approximately 15 drops) contains 7.5mg sodium picosulphate
For dependable effective relief of constipation within 6 – 12 hours
Dosage – as needed
Adults and children over 10 years of age: Initially 10 drops at night. Increase up to 20 drops only if needed
Children 4 to 10 years of age: 5 to 10 drops at night.
Use of Dulcolax SP Drops in children should only be under medical advice.
Use in children under 4 years of age not recommended
Drink plenty of water
If symptoms persist seek medical advice
For further information refer to enclosed consumer medicine information leaflet
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a healthcare professional before use.
What time of day should I take Dulcolax SP Drops?
It is recommended that you take Dulcolax SP Drops when you can allow 6 to 12 hours for the product to work. You may find that it is most convenient to take the product about 30 to 60 minutes before your normal bedtime in order to produce a bowel movement in the morning.
Does Dulcolax SP Drops contain sugar?
Dulcolax SP Drops are sugar free.
How do I take Dulcolax SP Drops?
Follow the directions for use on the carton. Dulcolax SP Drops can be dripped onto a spoon and should then be taken immediately.
Dulcolax SP Drops can be added to a glass of water, fruit juice or another drink. Drink the entire contents of the glass immediately after Dulcolax SP Drops have been added.
Does Dulcolax SP Drops come with a measuring cup?
Dulcolax SP Drops is available in a dropper bottle therefore a measuring cup is not required. The required dose can be administered by simply holding the bottle with the dropper facing downwards and gently squeezing the bottle.
Do you need to mix Dulcolax SP Drops before taking it?
Dulcolax SP Drops can be dripped onto a spoon and then taken immediately.
Can you mix Dulcolax SP Drops with juice?
Dulcolax SP Drops can be mixed with juice, water or another drink. Drink the entire contents of the glass immediately after Dulcolax SP Drops have been added. Because Dulcolax SP Drops are tasteless and odourless, it will not change the flavour of the drink.
Can children be given Dulcolax SP Drops?
Dulcolax SP Drops can be given to children from 4 years of age. Children from 4 -10 years, administer 5 to 10 drops at night. Children 10 years and over, initially administer 10 drops at night. This dose can be increased to 20 drops only if required.
Do you need to store Dulcolax SP Drops in the refrigerator?
Dulcolax SP Drops does not need to be stored in the refrigerator but in a cool dry place where the temperature is below 25°C.
Does Dulcolax SP Drops need to be discarded after a set period of time after opening the bottle?
Dulcolax SP Drops does not need to be discarded after a set period of time after opening the bottle.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.