Docusate Calcium description, usages, side effects, indications, overdosage, supplying and lots more!

Docusate Calcium

Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

  • Description
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Indications & Usage
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Overdosage
  • Dosage & Administration
  • How Supplied
  • Patient Counseling Information
  • Supplemental Patient Material
  • Boxed Warning
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FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate Calcium 240 mg

Purpose

Stool Softener Laxative

Uses

• relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

• generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings


Ask a doctor before use if you
 • have stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting

 • have a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

 • are presently taking mineral oil

Stop use and ask a doctor if

 • you need to use a laxative longer than 1 week

 • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement.

 These could be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before

use.


Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose , get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 1 softgel, or as recommended by your physican
  • children under 12: consult a doctor
  • do not exceed recommended dose

Other information

• store at room temperature, 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)

• Package not child resistant

• Product from USA or Canada

Inactive ingredients

Corn Oil, D and C Red no.33, FD and C Blue no.1, FD and C Red no.40, Gelatin, Glycerin, Sorbitol Special, Water. May also contain edible ink and Mannitol.

package Label

GERICARE

NDC 57896-424-01

Docusate Calcium

Stool Softener

100 softgels

240 mg each

Compare to active ingredient in surfak*

package Label

Docusate Calcium

Stool Softener CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:57896-424
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Docusate Calcium DOCUSATE 240 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
GELATIN
GLYCERIN
sorbitol
mannitol
water
FD&C RED NO. 40
D&C RED NO. 33
FD&C BLUE NO. 1
CORN OIL

Product Characteristics

Color Size Imprint Code Shape
red 18 mm SCU OVAL

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:57896-424-01 100 in 1 BOTTLE
2 NDC:57896-424-05 500 in 1 BOTTLE

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 2000-01-01


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