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Dulcolax 5mg Gastro-resistant Tablets

5 milligram(s) Gastro-resistant tablet

Sanofi-Aventis Ireland Limited T/A SANOFIPA0540/184/003

Main Information

Trade NameDulcolax 5mg Gastro-resistant Tablets
Active SubstancesBisacodyl
Strength5 milligram(s)
Dosage FormGastro-resistant tablet
Licence HolderSanofi-Aventis Ireland Limited T/A SANOFI
Licence NumberPA0540/184/003

Group Information

ATC CodeA06AB Contact laxatives
A06AB02 bisacodyl


Licence Issued05/06/1986
Legal statusProduct not subject to medical prescription
Supply StatusSupply through pharmacies only
Advertising StatusAdvertising to the general public
Conditions of LicenceTo the public for the treatment of constipation for adults only. To the professions for other age groups and indications. 1. Not to be given to children except on medical advice. 2. If laxatives are needed every day or there is persistent abdominal pain, consult your doctor.
Marketing StatusMarketed


Summary of Product CharacteristicsPDF Version
Package LeafletPDF Version
Public Assessment ReportNo document available
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