Alophen

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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY Retail

$11.99

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82%

$2.10 With Free Coupon
WALGREENS Retail

$11.99

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79%

$2.55 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY Retail

$11.99

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62%

$4.54 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC Retail

$11.99

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60%

$4.80 With Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY Retail

$11.99

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60%

$4.80 With Free Coupon
COSTCO Retail

$11.99

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23%

$9.24 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY
$15.64 With Free Coupon
Alophen

Drug Info for alophen

Bisacodyl is used on a short-term basis to treat constipation. It also is used to empty the bowels before surgery and certain medical procedures. Bisacodyl is in a class of medications called stimulant laxatives. It works by increasing activity of the intestines to cause a bowel movement.

Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative used for the relief of constipation. It is also used to empty the bowels before medical procedures such as surgery, x-ray and colonoscopy. It stimulates bowel muscles to quickly empty stool. Dulcolax is indicated for use by adults and children 6 years and older. It is available as a suppository tablet.

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  • Black Draught
  • CareALL Senna Laxative
  • C-Lax
  • Correctol
  • Dulcolax
  • Dulcolax Pink
  • Evac-U-Gen
  • EX-Lax
  • Fletcher's Castoria
  • Gentle Laxative
  • Geri-Kot
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Castor Oil
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Gentle Laxative
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Laxative
  • Chewable Tablet
  • Liquid Filled Capsule
  • Granule
  • Flake
  • Liquid
  • Powder
  • Tablet
  • Coated Tablet
  • Delayed Release Tablet
  • Capsule

Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to take and how often. Do not take more medicine or take it more often than your doctor tells you to.

If you are using this medicine without a prescription, follow the instructions on the medicine label.

It is best to take this medicine on an empty stomach. Drink 6 to 8 glasses of liquid daily.

Swallow the capsule, tablet, or coated tablet whole. Do not break, crush, or chew it.

The chewable tablet should be completely chewed before you swallow it.

Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon or medicine cup.

The granules may be eaten plain, mixed with liquids such as milk, or sprinkled on soft food (such as applesauce or yogurt).

You may need to shake the oral liquid before you use it.

Dissolve the powder in water or fruit juice, and drink the mixture right away.

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any stimulant laxatives, or if you have intestinal blockage, signs of appendicitis (severe stomach pain, nausea, vomiting), or rectal bleeding of unknown cause.

Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if have diabetes, high blood pressure, or heart disease.

Do not give laxatives to children under 6 years old unless you talk to your doctor.

You should not use this laxative for longer than 1 week unless approved by your doctor. Laxatives may be habit-forming and can harm your bowels if you use them too long.

Skin rash

Weakness or tiredness

You should not use a laxative within 2 hours before or after taking other medicines.

You should not use a laxative containing bisacodyl, such as Dulcolax®, within 1 hour before or after drinking milk or taking an antacid.

You should not use this laxative for longer than 1 week unless approved by your doctor. Laxatives may be habit-forming and can harm your bowels if you use them too long.

  • Skin rash
  • Weakness or tiredness
  • Confusion
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Muscle aches
  • Diarrhea or cramps
  • Burping
  • Nausea