What is this medicine used for?
RM Bisacodyl (Conlax) suppositories contain Bisacodyl, a stimulant laxative for the short-term treatment of constipation and for bowel evactuation before investigational procedures and surgery.
Adults and children over 10 years old: 1 Bisacodyl (Conlax-10) suppository for immediate effect
Children 4 - 10 years old: 1 Bisacodyl (Conlax-5) suppository for immediate effect
RM Bisacodyl (Conlax) should be used carefully in patients with abdominal pain, inflammatory bowel disorders and persons with chronic constipation.
RM Bisacodyl (Conlax) when administered rectally is very little absorbed and hence systematic side effects are unlikely. RM Bisacodyl (Conlax) suppositories may produce smarting or tenesmu and continued use may cause proctitis. Occassionally the use of RM Bisacodyl (Conlax) suppositories may lead to abdominal discomfort and/or colic. Prolonged and over use may result in diarrhea and loss of water and electrolytes.
RiteMED Bisacodyl (Conlax-10) 10mg Suppository, in box of 2 x 5 (in foil strip)