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

Docusate Sodium

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Docusate Sodium 100 mg

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FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

DRUG FACTS

ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH CAPSULE)

Docusate sodium 100 mg

PURPOSE

Stool softener

USES

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

    generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

WARNINGS

Do not use

  • if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel movements that continues over a period of 2 weeks

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative.
    These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • 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

  • Take only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.
  • adults and children
    12 years and over
    take 1-3
    capsules daily
    children 2 to under
    12 years of age
    take 1
    capsules daily
    children under 2 years ask a doctor

OTHER INFORMATION

  • each capsule contains: sodium 6 mg
  • store at 25°C (77°F)); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS

FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Yellow No. 6, edible ink, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene blycol, propylene glycol, purified water and sorbitol special

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

Distributed by: Major Pharmaceuticals, 31778 Enterprise Drive, Livonia, MI 48150, U.S.A.

call toll free 734-743-6000

Repackaged by:

Contract Pharmacy Services-PA
125 Titus Ave Suite 200
Warrington, PA 18976 USA

Original--07/2010--NJW

Package Label

Package Label
Blister of 60 Capsules

Docusate Sodium

Docusate Sodium CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:67046-139(NDC:0904-7889)
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
DOCUSATE SODIUM DOCUSATE 100 mg

Product Characteristics

Color Size Imprint Code Shape
RED (Transparent red) 10 mm P51 CAPSULE

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:67046-139-30 30 in 1 BLISTER PACK
2 NDC:67046-139-60 60 in 1 BLISTER PACK

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 2010-07-30


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