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Coloxyl 50mg

Constipation Relief – Mild Stool Softener

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Coloxyl 50mg is a stimulant free stool softener for the gentle relief of constipation. Stool softeners work by drawing water into the stools, making them softer and easier to pass. It can take up to 3 days to provide relief from constipation.


  • Gentle constipation relief in a twice daily formula
  • Stimulant free for comfortable relief
  • Suitable for those who need something additional to fibre supplements
  • Can be used in pregnancy and breastfeeding, but as with all medicines, please check with your doctor or pharmacist before use

How to use this product:

Adults and children over 12 years of age. Take two or three tablets twice daily.

Active Ingredient (per tablet):

Docusate sodium 50mg

Allergen information

Free from lactose and preservatives. Contains benzoates and gluten.


Not recommended for use in children under 12 years. Drink plenty of water. Increase fibre in your diet except in cases of medication-induced constipation. Do not take with other medicines or liquid paraffin, unless advised by a doctor. If symptoms persist, seek advice from a health care practitioner. Prolonged use is not recommended and may lead to dependence.

Other Information

Store below 25℃. Protect from light. Do not use if cap seal is broken.


Will I suddenly have an urgent need to rush to the toilet after taking Coloxyl 50 mg?
Coloxyl 50 mg is a gentle laxative that works gently to soften stools making them easier to pass. Because this happens gradually over 3 days, it should not generally result in an urgent rush to the toilet.
Can children take Coloxyl 50 mg as it is a mild strength laxative?

Coloxyl 50 mg is not recommended for children under 12 years.
Coloxyl Infant Drops can be used for constipation relief for children up to 3 years.