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

Docusate Sodium

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  • Warnings
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Drug Facts

FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*




FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient (in each softgel)



Purpose

Stool softener

Uses

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings


Do not use


Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
  • have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding
  • you fail to have a bowel movement after use
  • you need to use a stool softener laxative for more than 1 week

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

  • doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
adults and children 12 years and over                        
take 1 to 3 softgels daily
children 2 to under 12 years of age
take 1 softgel daily
children under 2 years
ask a doctor

Other information

  • each capsule contains sodium 6 mg
  • store at room temperature 15 -30 C (59 -86 F) o o o o
  • Do not use if imprinted safety seal under cap is broken or missing Tamper Evident: 

Inactive ingredients: D&C red #33,Edible ink, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, sorbitol special


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DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE SODIUM ) CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED

DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE SODIUM ) CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED

Docusate Sodium

Docusate Sodium CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:50436-1222(NDC:66424-030)
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
DOCUSATE SODIUM DOCUSATE 100 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
D&C RED NO. 33
FD&C RED NO. 40
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6
GELATIN
GLYCERIN
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS
propylene glycol
sorbitol

Product Characteristics

Color Size Imprint Code Shape
red (Two toned- white and clear red) 5 mm 51A OVAL

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:50436-1222-1 30 in 1 BOTTLE

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 2010-09-15


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