(Dulcolax®, Entrolax®, Bisacodyl)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as a liquid?
Yes - unlicensed
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as granules?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Enteric coated products should not be crushed. Consider switching to suppositories if appropriate or consider an alternative therapy.
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Soluble tablet strength
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Special - oral suspension, enema
Are specials or imports available?
On the Specials Tariff
2.5mg/5ml, 2.74mg/5ml - specials
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube