What Are You Struggling With?
50 Most Commonly Prescribed MedicationsGrab My Free CheatsheetDo You Know the 50 Most Commonly Prescribed Meds in the US? Our cheatsheet can help...

Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

Play Episode
Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Dulcolax?

bisacodyl

What is the Trade Name for bisacodyl?

Dulcolax

What are the Indications of Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

treatment of constipation, bowel regimen

What are the Actions of Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

stimulates enteric nerves to cause peristalsis which leads to fluid accumulation in the colon

What is the Therapeutic Class of Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

axatives

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Bisacodyl (Dulcolax) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

stimulant laxatives

Check Out the Full List of Nursing Medications in the Study Guide!

50 Most Commonly Prescribed MedicationsDo You Know the 50 Most Commonly Prescribed Meds in the US? Our cheatsheet can help...
Grab My Free Cheatsheet

Date Published - Sep 13, 2017
Date Modified - Aug 6, 2017

NRSNG Team

Written by NRSNG Team

Our mission at NRSNG is to provide you with the tools and confidence you need to succeed in nursing school, on the NCLEX®, and in your life as a nurse.