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Active ingredients: bisacodyl + docusate
What it is used for
Coloxyl suppositories are indicated for constipation and for evacuation of the bowel prior to an operation, or prior to X-ray or physical examination of the colon.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Rectal. This medicine is given via the rectum.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Do not Freeze
- Shelf lifetime is 18 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Waxy mass, firm at storage conditions below 25 C. Colour white or slightly yellow suppository
Do I need a prescription?
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for this medicine. You can ask your pharmacist.This medicine is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient bisacodyl + docusate
This medicine is generally considered safe during pregnancy if taken as directed. During pregnancy, you should discuss your medicine use with your doctor or pharmacist.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems