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

Docusate Calcium

NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs

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Docusate Calcium

FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate Calcium 240mg

Purpose

Stool Softener

Uses

For relief of occasional constipation. This product generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours.

Warnings

Do not use

-if you are currently taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor

-when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present

-for longer than 1 week, unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if

- you notice a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

-you have rectal bleeding

-you fail to have a bowel movement after use

If pregnant or breastfeeding

ask a health care 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 over 12 years of age: take 1 softgel daily for several days, or until bowel movements are normal, or as directed by a doctor

-children under 12 years of age: take as directed by a doctor

Other information

-store at controlled room temperature 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF)

-*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Chattem, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Surfak® Stool Softener.

Inactive ingredients

Corn oil, D&C Red #33, edible white ink, FD&C Red #40, gelatin, glycerin, purified water and sorbitol special.

Questions?

Adverse Drug Event Call: (800) 616-2471

Distributed by: Major Pharmaceuticals 31778 Enterprise Drive Livonia, MI 48150, USA

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Docusate Calcium Softgel Capsules

240mg

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Docusate Calcium

Docusate Calcium CAPSULE

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:0615-0378(NDC:0904-5779)
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 RED NO. 40
GELATIN
GLYCERIN
water
sorbitol

Product Characteristics

Color Size Imprint Code Shape
RED 21 mm P58 CAPSULE

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:0615-0378-39 30 in 1 BLISTER PACK

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 2011-12-01


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