Docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate Sodium 100 mg


Stool Softener

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • For the relief of occasional constipation.
  • Helps to prevent dry, hard stools.
  • This product generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours.


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 one 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 two weeks.

Stop use and ask a doctor

if you have rectal bleeding or you fail to have a bowel movement after use.

If you are pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a healthcare professional before use.


Adults and Children over 12 years of age

Take orally 1 to 2 softgels preferably at bedtime for
2-3 days or until bowel movements are normal, or as directed by a doctor.

Children 6 to 12 years of age

Take orally 1 softgel preferably at bedtime for
2-3 days or until bowel movements are normal, or as directed by a doctor.

Children under 6 years of age

Do not use this product for children under 6 years of age, unless directed by a doctor.

Other information

  • Each softgel contains 5 mg of Sodium.
  • Store at room temperature between 15C to 30C (59F to 86F).
  • Do not use if seal on packaging is open or missing.

Rev: 317-00 08/2014

Inactive ingredients

FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6, Gelatin, Glycerin, Ink (Edible), Polyethylene Glycol, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sorbitol

Questions or comments?

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Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled- Docusate sodium

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 48433-317
Route of Administration Oral

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Docusate sodium ( UNII: F05Q2T2JA0)( Docusate - UNII: M7P27195AG ) 100 mgin 1

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Fd&c red no. 40 ( UNII: WZB9127XOA)
Fd&c yellow no. 6 ( UNII: H77VEI93A8)
Gelatin ( UNII: 2G86QN327L)
Glycerin ( UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)
Polyethylene glycol 1000 ( UNII: U076Q6Q621)
Propylene glycol ( UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)
Water ( UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
Sorbitol ( UNII: 506T60A25R)

Product Characteristics

Color RED Size 12 mm
Shape OVAL Score 1
Imprint Code NV13

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph not final part334 USA

Labeler - Safecor Health, LLC( 828269675)


Name ID/FEI Business Operations
Safecor Health, LLC 828269675 REPACK( 48433-317)

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