Dulcolax vs Peri Colace

Dulcolax
(OTC)
Peri Colace
(OTC)
Dulcolax is a laxative.
Peri Colace is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.6
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Constipation
2.4
Concern level
1.2
Helpfulness
for Constipation
2.8
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
20,385 Discussions
1,902 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for Colonoscopy
Dulcolax is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, it is used in Colonoscopy.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
Our data suggest that Peri Colace is taken for Constipation, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dul
Weight Gain
5
Addiction
4
Dizziness
3
Burning
3
Depression
2
Contractions
1
Anorexia
1
UTI
1
Shortness of Breath
1
Shaking
1
Per
Dehydration
5
Hemorrhoids
5
Insomnia
5
Cancer
5
Headaches
4
Weight Loss
4
Weight Gain
4
Allergy
3
Back Pain
3
Contractions
3
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Dulcolax
Dul
Peri Colace
Per
Weight Gain
Dul
Per
5
4
Addiction
Dul
Per
4
0
Dizziness
Dul
Per
3
0
Burning
Dul
Per
3
0
Depression
Dul
Per
2
0
Contractions
Dul
Per
1
3
Anorexia
Dul
Per
1
0
UTI
Dul
Per
1
0
Shortness of Breath
Dul
Per
1
0
Shaking
Dul
Per
1
0
Dehydration
Per
Dul
5
0
Hemorrhoids
Per
Dul
5
0
Insomnia
Per
Dul
5
0
Cancer
Per
Dul
5
0
Headaches
Per
Dul
4
0
Weight Loss
Per
Dul
4
0
Weight Gain
Per
Dul
4
5
Allergy
Per
Dul
3
0
Back Pain
Per
Dul
3
0
Contractions
Per
Dul
3
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Dulcolax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Peri Colace during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Dulcolax and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Peri Colace and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill, Syrup
Dosages
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Kit:
Suppository: 10 mg
Tablet: 5 mg
Capsule: 30-100 mg
Syrup: 30-60 mg/15 mL
Tablet: 8.6-50 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Bisacodyl
Sennosides/Docusate Sodium, Casanthranol/Docusate Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Dulcolax and Peri Colace: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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