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

Docusate Calcium

Cardinal Health

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  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
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Docusate Calcium

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)

• general 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

  • 1adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 1 softgel daily, or as recommended by your physican
  • 2children under 12: ask a doctor
  • 3do not exceed recommended dose

Other information

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

• This package is intended for in-patient institutional use only. This package is not child resistant

• Product from USA or Canada

• See window for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

Corn Oil, D&C Red #33, FD & C Blue #1, FD & C Red #40, Gelatin, Glycerin, Sorbitol Special, Water. May also contain: edible ink and Mannitol,

COMPARE TO ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN SURFAK®

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by the owner of the registered trademark SURFAK®.

Dist. By: GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS CORP.

1650 63rd Street

Brooklyn, New York 11204

Repackaged by:

Cardinal Health

Zanesville, OH 43701

LUC4334207-10314

LUC4334207-20314

L4334207-10314

L4334207-20314

Package/Label Principal Display Panel

Docusate Calcium Softgel

240 mg

Principal Display Panel

Docusate Calcium

240 mg

100 Softgels

Principal Display Panel

Docusate Calcium

240 mg each

10 softgels

Docusate Calcium

docusate calcium CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:55154-1875(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
CORN OIL
D&C RED NO. 33
FD&C BLUE NO. 1
FD&C RED NO. 40
GELATIN
GLYCERIN
sorbitol
mannitol
water

Product Characteristics

Color Size Imprint Code Shape
RED 20 mm SCU CAPSULE

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:55154-1875-6 1 in 1 POUCH
2 1 in 1 POUCH
3 NDC:55154-1875-0 10 in 1 BAG

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
2011-06-01


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