At a Glance: Chemotherapy and pain medications often produce constipation. Colace softens stool to help provide gentle relief from constipation.
Details: Chemotherapy and some medications for pain related to cancer treatment and surgery increase your risk of constipation. Sometimes, chemotherapy and abdominal radiation can cause nausea, and these treatments can cause digestive issues. Colace Regular Strength Stool Softener can provide gentle reliable relief from occasional constipation (irregularity). Stimulant free for comfortable relief. Generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.
Note: We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice. Dosing based on individuals 12 years and older.