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What Is Bisacodyl?

It is a stimulant laxative that works by increasing the movement of the intestines to ease the passage of stool. It is an over the counter drug used in the treatment of constipation. It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy.

What Is Bisacure Used For?

It is used in the treatment of occasional constipation.

What Are The Side Effects Of Bisacure?

Side effects from the use of Bisacodyl include but are not limited to; Abdominal pain or cramps, diarrhea, electrolyte imbalance, vertigo, rectal burning, vomiting, tiredness and nausea. Severe side effects include; Little or no urination, dizziness, muscle cramps, confusion, serious vomiting or diarrhea and some others.


Bisacodyl may interact with the effect of any drugs and products that contain sulphates of sodium, magnesium or potassium, deflazacort, dichlorphenamide, potassium citrate, and potassium chloride.

Contra Indications

It is not suitable for use in patients who are hypersensitive to any of its components and those who have or experience obstruction, appendicitis, vomiting and rectal bleeding. 

Can Bisacodyl be used during pregnancy and lactation

This is dependent on your doctor, seek medical advice before use.

Price of Bisacure (Bisacodyl) in Nigeria

It is available on Drugstore Nigeria, Nigeria’s Largest Online Pharmacy for N850.


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