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Dioctyl contains docusate sodium, which belongs to a group of medicines called stimulant laxatives. You can buy Dioctyl as 100mg capsules from our online pharmacy.
Dioctyl is used to prevent and treat chronic constipation by softening the stool and making it easier to pass. Your doctor may also give it to empty the bowel before an abdominal X-ray.
Before taking laxatives for constipation, it's important to try making adjustments to your diet and lifestyle first.
If you have made changes your diet or lifestyle, but your constipation symptoms prevail, you should speak to your pharmacist for advice on which treatments are suitable for you.
Your doctor or pharmacist can inform you of the laxatives which are safe for you, based on your medical history, and advise you on how to take them.
Laxatives are not a long-term solution for constipation and should only be used for the short term. If you feel you need to use laxatives regularly to relieve constipation, arrange an appointment to speak to your GP.
If you don't have time to visit your pharmacy to buy Dioctyl capsules, you can buy Dioctyl from an online pharmacy such as Prescription Doctor. Our fast and discreet delivery service makes it easy and convenient for you to order Dioctyl online.
If your order is approved before 3pm on weekdays, our UK based pharmacy will dispatch your item the same day via a next-day delivery.
The active ingredient docusate sodium in Dioctyl capsules works in two ways. It reduces the surface tension of hard stools that accumulate in the intestine by causing water and fats to penetrate them and make the stools softer and easier to pass. The use of Dioctyl can be particularly helpful for people with piles or an anal fissure (a tear in the lining of the anus).
Docusate sodium also stimulates the nerve endings in the large intestine (colon) and rectum. This action causes increased and stronger contractions of the smooth muscles present in the walls of the large intestine. These contractions move the stools along and empty the bowels.
This dual-action helps relieve constipation without straining.
Dioctyl capsules are suitable for adults and adolescents (above the age of 12 years). The starting dose is three capsules, one at a time at regular intervals throughout the day.
If the symptoms do not improve, you can increase the dose up to five capsules per day. Do not take more than five capsules per day.
Take the capsule whole with a glass of water and do not chew it.
As your condition improves, you should gradually reduce your dosage.
The dose before an abdominal X-ray is four capsules taken as a single dose according to the doctor's guidelines.
Always take Dioctyl capsules as described in the leaflet or ask your doctor or pharmacist, if you have any questions.
Before taking Dioctyl, it's important to read the patient information leaflet supplied with your medicine. This leaflet explains how to take and store your medicine, as well as provide important information regarding the safety of Dioctyl.
You can view the patient information leaflet for Dioctyl online here.
If you are concerned about anything contained within the leaflet, speak to your doctor or a pharmacist for advice.
Dioctyl is not suitable for everyone.
Do not take Dioctyl if you:
If you are unsure whether it is safe for you to take Dioctyl, speak to your doctor first.
All medicines carry the potential of causing side effects, though not every taking Dioctyl experiences them. Nonetheless, it is important to be aware of the side effects and look out for any side effects which may arise during your course of treatment with Dioctyl.
If any of the following side effects occur, stop taking Dioctyl and speak to your doctor as soon as possible.
Rare side effects (may affect up to 1 in 1,000 people):
Unkown frequency (frequency cannot be determined from the available data):
This not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further information regarding the safety of Dioctyl can be found within the patient information leaflet enclosed with your medicine.
Do not take Dioctyl if you are allergic to docusate sodium or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet.
Dioctyl contains sorbitol, sunset yellow (E110) and propylene glycol.
Signs of an allergic reaction include:
If you are pregnant, think you might be pregnant, or breastfeeding, speak to your doctor before taking Dioctyl.
The safety of Dioctyl during pregnancy has not been determined.
Docusate sodium is excreted in breast milk and so should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.
Always speak to your doctor before you buy Dioctyl online from Prescription Doctor's online pharmacy.
Please inform our medical team of all medicines you are currently taking, including those prescribed by your doctor, or bought over the counter, as well as health and herbal supplements.
Do not take Dioctyl past the expiry date printed on the packaging. The date refers to the last day of the specified month. For example, "EXP: 03/2025" refers to the 31st of March 2025.
Never throw away medicine via household or water waste. Take any unwanted or expired medicine to your local pharmacy and ask them to dispose of it safely on your behalf.
Always store medicine out of sight and reach from children and pets.
Never share your medicine with anybody else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms or have the same condition as you.
If you forget to take Dioctyl when you should, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, leave out the missed one and take the next dose at the usual time. Never take a double dose of Dioctyl to make up for a missed dose.
If you take more Dioctyl by mistake, then you should drink lots of water. Immediately, consult a doctor or go to the A&E department at the nearest hospital.
While alcohol does not interact with Dioctyl, drinking excessive amounts of alcohol may worsen your constipation.
Dioctyl should not impact your ability to drive or operate machinery.
Dioctyl starts showing relief from constipation within 1 or 2 days of taking medicine.
You can take Dioctyl for up to five consecutive days. If your condition does not improve after taking Dioctyl for five days, speak to your doctor or a pharmacist for advice.
Yes, you can buy Dioctyl capsules over the counter from pharmacies. If you can't get to a pharmacy, you can buy Dioctyl online from reputable online pharmacies such as a Prescription doctor.
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