About Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules

Medication Name Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules
Medication Form Oral capsules
Used For Treating constipation
Active Ingredients Docusate sodium
Size 100mg, 100 capsules
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What is Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules?

Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules are a type of medication that comes in the form of oral capsules. They contain the active ingredient docusate sodium, which is used to treat constipation. These capsules are available in a size of 100mg and come in a pack of 100 capsules. For more detailed information, please refer to the patient information leaflet.

What are Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules used for?

Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules are primarily used to treat constipation. They work by softening the stool, making it easier to pass. In some cases, this medication may also be used to prevent dry, hard stools. It is important to note that this medication should only be used for the purpose prescribed and directed by a doctor or pharmacist.

How to use Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules

To take Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules, follow these steps:

  1. Swallow the capsules whole with a full glass of water.
  2. Do not crush or chew the capsules.
  3. Take the medication as directed by your doctor or pharmacist.

It is usually recommended to take Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules once a day. However, the dosage may vary depending on the individual’s condition and response to the treatment. It is important to continue taking this medication for as long as prescribed, even if you start to feel better.

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You can buy Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules online from our online constipation treatment clinic by completing a free consultation. Once reviewed by a licensed pharmacist, your prescription will be issued, and your medication will be delivered in discrete packaging. Take the first step towards relieving constipation and buy Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules online today.

Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules Side Effects

Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules may cause the following side effects:

Common Side Effects

  • Stomach cramps
  • Diarrhoea

Uncommon Side Effects

  • Rash
  • Nausea

Serious Side Effects

  • Allergic reaction (rare)
  • Severe diarrhoea (rare)

For a full list of side effects, please refer to the patient information leaflet.

Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules Ingredients

Active Ingredients: Docusate sodium is the active ingredient in Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules. It works by softening the stool, making it easier to pass.

Other Ingredients: The other ingredients in Docusate (Dioctyl) 100mg Capsules include gelatin, glycerol, sorbitol, and purified water.

Important Information

  • Do not take this medication if you are allergic to docusate sodium or any other ingredients in the capsules.
  • If you have severe stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting, do not take this medication and seek medical advice.
  • Consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have any underlying medical conditions.