Gentle and effective relief from constipation and irregularity


They both work in different ways. A stimulant laxative works by stimulating the bowel muscles to promote a bowel movement whereas an osmotic laxative works by using water naturally present in the colon to soften the stools to make passing stools more comfortable. 2

Yes. There is evidence to show that women are more likely to experience constipation more than men.2


Macrogol 4 000


Osmotic laxative


  • Comfortable relief of constipation and irregularity
  • This product generally produces a bowel movement in 24 to 72 hours


  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Do not store above 25 °C


  • DulcoSoft® Powder for Oral Solution

    Adults and children over 8 years

    1–2 sachets daily dissolved in liquid, unless otherwise directed by a doctor

1. Lyseng-Williamson KA. Macrogol (polyethylene glycol) 4000 without electrolytes in the symptomatic treatment of chronic constipation: a profile of its use. Drugs Ther Perspect 2018;34(7):300–310.

2. Sibanda M, Meyer JC, Maponya M, Motha T. Chronic constipation in adults. SA Pharm J 2018;85(1):34–42.

S0DULCOLAX® Tablets. Each tablet contains 5 mg bisacodyl. Contains sugar. Reg. No. E/11.5/531.
S0DULCOLAX® 5 mg Suppositories. Each paediatric suppository contains 5 mg bisacodyl. Reg. No. E/11.5/534.
S0DULCOLAX® 10 mg Suppositories. Each adult suppository contains 10 mg bisacodyl. Reg. No. E/11.5/532.
DULCOSOFT® powder for oral solution. 1 sachet contains 10 g macrogol as powder for oral solution (no excipients).
For full prescribing information refer to the package insert approved by the medicines regulatory authority.
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