They both work in different ways. A stimulant laxative works but stimulating the bowel muscles to promote a bowel movement whereas an osmotic laxative works by using water naturally present in the colon to soften the stools to make passing stools more comfortable.
Yes. There is evidence to show that women are more likely to experience constipation more than men.
DulcoSoft® Powder for Oral Solution
Adults and children over 8 years
1-2 sachets daily dissolved in liquid, unless otherwise stated by a doctor