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

Docusate Sodium Liquid

Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

  • Description
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Indications & Usage
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Overdosage
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Drug Facts

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FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active Ingredient (per teaspoonful = 5 mL)

Docusate Sodium 50 mg

Purpose

Stool Softener

Uses

  • prevents / relieves dry hard stool
  • results usually occur 1 to 3 days after the first dose

Warnings

Do not use
  • when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present
  • for more than one week unless directed by a doctor
Ask a doctor before use if you
  • are taking mineral oil
  • have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks
Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have no bowel movement within 3 days
  • you have rectal bleeding
  • these could be signs of a serious condition
  • a skin rash occurs
  • you experience throat irritation

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assisstance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Directions


  • follow dosing directions below or take as directed by doctor
  • must be given in a 6 to 8 oz glass of milk or fruit juice to prevent throat irritation
  • may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
  • take maximum dose daily until first bowel movement, dosage should then be reduced according to individual response
  • do not exceed recommended dose
  • shake well before using
Adults and children 12 years and over
1 to 4 teaspoons (50 to 200 mg)
Children under 12 years of age
ask a doctor

1 teaspoon = 5 mL


TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if breakaway band on cap is broken or missing.


Other information
  • Store at room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
  • protect from excessive heat
  • Keep tightly closed
  • Dispense in tight, light resistant container as defined in the USP
  • each teaspoon (5 mL) contains: sodium 15 mg

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, D&C Red #33, flavor, parabens, poloxamer, propylene glycol, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucrose, and water.

Docusate Sodium Liquid

Docusate sodium LIQUID

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:53807-216
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
DOCUSATE SODIUM DOCUSATE 10 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID
D&C RED NO. 33
METHYLPARABEN
PROPYLPARABEN
propylene glycol
SODIUM CITRATE
water
POLOXAMER 407
SUCROSE
sorbitol

Product Characteristics

Color
PINK

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:53807-216-08 236 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2 NDC:53807-216-16 473 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 1999-03-16


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