How Often Can You Take Colace Stool Softener?

How Often Can You Take Colace Stool Softener?

Adults and children at least 12 years old can take one to three Colace 100-milligram capsules daily, according to the product website. Adults and children at least 12 years old can take one to six Colace 50-milligram capsules daily.

Children between the ages of 2 and 10 can take one Colace 100-milligram capsule and one to three Colace 50-milligram capsules daily, according to the product website. Children under 2 years old should only take Colace under the guidance of a physician. Individuals should not use Colace and other laxative products for more than one week unless a physician approves long-term usage.