Is Colace an Osmotic Laxative? No it is not. It belongs to the stool softeners type of laxatives.
Colace is a type of laxative that is used to treat constipation. It works by drawing more water into the bowel so that stool can pass through easier. It’s used for short term relief from occasional, mild bouts of constipation and chronic constipation when other treatments have not worked.
Colace can be taken with or without food and it usually takes effect within 12 hours. There are also some side effects associated with taking this medication, like abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or gas pains.
As any other laxative, Colace can be dangerous when taken in large doses. It’s best to consult your doctor before taking this medication and discontinue use if you experience any of the side effects.
It is somewhat comparable to Umzu ZuPOO which also helps with bowel movements and can be taken with or without food.
It is used for short term relief from occasional, mild bouts of constipation and chronic constipation when other treatments have not worked.
As with any medicine there are always risks involved so if you’re considering taking this medication make sure to talk to your doctor before doing anything else.