Dulcolax Brand Products - not all formulations contain bisacodyl
April 27, 2004
Dulcolax brand name products may contain active ingredients other than bisacodyl. Various Dulcolax preparations are available, some of which contain docusate only. Instruct patients to purchase a product with the appropriate active ingredient rather than advising patients to purchase the brand name, Dulcolax. Bowel preparation instructions may need revision to specify the appropriate active ingredient.
April 27, 2004; University of Utah, Drug Information Service. Copyright 2009, Drug Information Service, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.