Colace is a bulk-forming laxative that helps relieve constipation by adding extra fiber to your diet. It can be used for short-term or long-term relief of occasional constipation and chronic constipation.
What is Colace?
Colace comes as tablets that you take with water or other fluids, and it should not be taken more than once per day. If you have questions about taking Colace, ask your doctor before starting any new medicine!
Colace does not provide quick relief from constipation. It can take up to four days for the laxative effect of Colace to work, and you may need a colonoscopy before starting treatment with Colace in order to rule out serious causes of chronic constipation.
Avoid taking this medication if you have heart problems or kidney disease because it is not recommended for these people! Talk to your doctor about any medical conditions that could make Colace unsafe for you!
If at any point during treatment with Colace , you develop stomach cramps or diarrhea after taking the pill then call your doctor immediately as these are warning signs that something might be wrong.
Is Colace safe?
Yes it’s safe; however always follow directions on the package and talk to your doctor about any medical conditions before taking this medication.