Yescolace can cause gas formation. The problem should resolve within 2-3 days if colace related. Prune juice also can cause gas by bacterial action. You should take a probiotic daily. Culturelle digestive health is a great brand. Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.
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What does Colace do to your body?
It makes bowel movements softer and easier to pass. Colace is used to treat or prevent occasional constipation, and to reduce pain or rectal damage caused by hard stools or by straining during bowel movements.
Do Colace capsules cause diarrhea?
According to Drugs.com, Colace capsules typically cause: Diarrhea leads to fluid loss and can subsequently result in dehydration and reduced blood potassium levels. Symptoms of dehydration include decreased urination, dry mucus membranes and dry skin.
What is the active ingredient in Colace?
Docusate sodium, the active ingredient in Colace, works by allowing water and fats to get into the stool. This helps soften the stool and makes passing stool more comfortable. Your doctor may recommend stool softeners such as docusate sodium as the first method used for preventing and treating constipation.
Does Colace help with constipation?
Colace (Docusate) stool softener (emollient laxative) encourages bowel movements by helping water and fats to get into the stool and prevent dry, hard stool masses. This type of laxative has been said to allow patient to have a bowel movement without straining.