DulcoEase Hydrate Oral Solution 250ml

Free delivery on orders over €50


Free delivery on orders over €50 - *there may be additional charge for larger items. Visit our delivery information page to find out more.


DulcoEase Hydrate Oral Solution 250ml

DulcoEase Hydrate works with your body for comfortable relief of constipation. It contains macrogol 4000 which uses the water naturally present in the colon to soften the stool and make bowel movements more comfortable. Suitable for children from 2 years, pregnant and breastfeeding women.* It is sugar-free, gluten-free and flavourless, and can be mixed with your favourite drink.

* This product is not to be used by children under 6 months old. For use in children under 8 years doctor consultation is advised. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is advisable to ask your doctor before using DulcoEase Hydrate.

DulcoEase is a medical device. Contains macrogol 4000. Always read the patient information leaflet before using this medicine.

Directions for use:

  • Adults & children 8+: 20 - 40 ml solution daily
  • Children 4 to 7: 16 - 32 ml per day
  • Children 2 to 3: 8 - 16 ml per day
  • Children 6 months to 1 year: 8ml solution per day

Neutral taste: It can be directly mixed with a drink of your choice e.g. a glass of water or other liquid such as fruit juice or tea (about 150ml)

Works within 24-72 hours.
Can be taken from the first signs of discomfort

Measure out the dose using the measuring cup included in the pack. Within the dose recommendation the dose can be adjusted to your individual needs and can be taken daily or every other day.

The right dose is the lowest dose to produce regular soft stools. The recommended daily dose should be preferably taken as a single dose in the morning

This product usually takes 24 - 72 hours to work.  It may be used for up to 28 days, after which the causes of constipation should be investigated by a doctor who will advise on the suitability to continue treatment with Dulcoease Hydrate.

For use in children under 8 years, consultation with a doctor is advised


If you are expecting or planning to become expecting or if you are breast-feeding, consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medication.

Avoid taking this medication and consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine if

  • you are allergic to the ingredients in the product such as to hard fat or Bisacodyl
  • you are suffering from ileus,
  • you have inflammation of the small and large intestine or if you have anal fissures (cracking of the skin around the anal passage)
  • you have ulcerative proctitis (ulcers or inflammation around the anal passage)
  • you have serious abdominal pain with nausea and vomiting 
  • you have severe dehydration,
  • you have severe abdominal condition for example appendicitis,
  • you have intestinal obstruction (a blocked bowel).


The active ingredient is macrogol 4000, an osmotic laxative. 

Each 10ml solution contains 5g of macrogol 4000.

Other ingredients include Potassium sorbate (preservative), citric acid and purified water

Keep all medicines out the sight and reach of children.

Always consult the Patient Information Leaflet before using this medicine

Delivery & Returns

Delivery Cost

A delivery charge of €5.95 is applied to orders under €50. We offer free delivery on orders over €50*(*Large and bulky mobility items may incur an additional fee – this will be communicated to you prior to order confirmation)

Delivery Range

At present, we deliver to anywhere within the Republic of Ireland. We do not ship internationally.

Delivery Schedule

We will ship goods within 5 working days of receipt of payment from our Webstore at our Kinsale Road Roundabout, Cork location. We deliver in partnership with An Post and Fastway Couriers. We do not ship on weekends or Bank Holidays. If any goods are out of stock, we will advise you of an expected availability date. Please ensure you include a contact telephone number when ordering with us online.

Once your order has shipped, it will usually be delivered within 3-5 working days (*This is an estimate, based on our current observed delivery times. Deliveries may take longer during busy periods or due to external factors beyond our control)

Delivery Tracking

You can track your order online with An Post Tracking / Fastway Couriers by entering the tracking number you will have received in your shipping confirmation email.

If you have not received a tracking number or cannot locate it, please contact us and we will provide the tracking details for you.


Damaged Items

All items are carefully inspected by our team prior to dispatch. If an item becomes damaged in transit, you must notify customerservice@phelans.ie no more than 24 hours after receiving your item, as items damaged in transit must be reported to the relevant carrier within 24 hours of delivery.

Returning Unwanted Items

If your online purchase does not fit your needs or requirements, you may notify and return your item within 14 days of receiving your order for a full refund on the price of the product. Returns made up to a maximum of 30 days post-purchase will be issued a credit note for the value of the returned product.

Return Criteria

All items must be returned in "as new" condition, including all original packaging, in order to receive a refund. Please ensure any wheelchairs or rollator is suitable before use, as once the tyres demonstrate signs of use, they cannot be refunded. Where products require assembly, products must be carefully disassembled and repackaged before being returned to us.

See our full returns policy here: https://phelans.ie/returns-policy