My five year old bit into a colace soft gel

Patient

Q: My five year old bit into a colace soft gel two days ago. Since then has had diarrhea and feels like he might throw up but is still eating and drinking regularly. Do I need to worry about poisoning due to him swallowing the liquid inside the gel?

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