Stimulant laxatives, including Correctol
, Dulcolax, Ex-Lax, and Senokot, also may affect calcium absorption.
(+2.5%) Market Dollar sales Dollar sales LEADING BRANDS ** share (000) % change Dulcolax $8.27 4,972 +7.7% Ex Lax 7.66 1,763 -1.1% Phillips 8.76 1,483 +29.5% Colace 14.15 1,483 + 5.5% Metamucil 9.24 1,276 -11.7% Fleet 4.25 1,106 -26.6% Fiber Choice 12.21 780 +1.7% Correctol
7.58 689 -20.1% Benefiber 11.22 567 -17.6% Senokot S 19.70 422 -15.2% Total of drug stores, supermarkets and discount stores excluding Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Stimulants (like castor oil, Correctol
, Dulcolax, ex-lax, Purge, and Senokot) cause rhythmic contractions in the intestines to move the stool along.
Senna compounds such as Ex-Lax and Senokot and bisacodyl products such as Correctol
and Dulcolax are stimulant laxatives.
Red: blackberries or beets; phenolphthalein (in Ex-Lax, Correctol
, Feen a Mint, etc.); phenothiazine (used in some antipsychotic and antivomiting drugs); rifampin (an antituberculosis drug)
Weeks later, a student brings in a card of Correctol
Laxatives posting strong sales during the year included: Schering-Plough's Correctol
, Merrell Dow's Citrucel, Boehringer Ingelheim's Dulcolax, and American Cyanamid's Fibercon and Senokot.
If that's not effective, try OTC osmotic laxatives, such as polyethylene glycol (Miralax), or stimulant laxatives, such as senna or bisacodyl (Dulcolax, Correctol
* STIMULANTS (like Correctol
, Dulcolax, Purge, Feen-A-Mint, and Senokot) cause rhythmic muscle contractions in the intestines.