Biolax 5 mg Tablet

Manufactured by Biochem Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Composition: Bisacodyl
Prescription Required: Yes


Biolax 5 mg Tablet is a stool softener, which is used in the treatment of constipation by preventing dry and hard stools. It is also used before certain medical procedures to empty the bowels.


Commonly asked questions for Biolax 5 mg Tablet

Onset of action

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is about 6-10 hours after oral administration and 15-60 minutes after rectal administration.

Duration of effect

The time until which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

Safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Is it habit forming?

No habit forming tendency has been reported.

Usage in pregnancy?

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Usage while breast-feeding?

This medicine is safe for use in breastfeeding women.


List of substitutes for Biolax 5 mg Tablet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Biolax 5 mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Gudlax 5 mg TabletMankind Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Evolex 5 mg TabletNovartis India Ltd.


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