Docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate sodium 100 mg

Purpose

Stool softener laxative

Uses

  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces 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 habits that lasts over 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When using this product

do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dosage in a 24-hour period

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 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. (1-800-222-1222)

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 softgels daily

children 2 to under 12 years of age

take 1 softgel daily

children under 2 years

ask a doctor

Other information

  • each softgel contains: sodium 6 mg
  • very low sodium
  • store at 20-25C (68-77F)

Inactive ingredients

D&C red no. 33, edible ink, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C yellow no. 6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide

Questions?

1-800-719-9260

Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled- Docusate sodium

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 45802-486
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
D&c red no. 33 ( UNII: 9DBA0SBB0L)
Fd&c blue no. 1 ( UNII: H3R47K3TBD)
Fd&c red no. 40 ( UNII: WZB9127XOA)
Fd&c yellow no. 6 ( UNII: H77VEI93A8)
Gelatin ( UNII: 2G86QN327L)
Glycerin ( UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)
Polyethylene glycol ( UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)
Water ( UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
Sorbitan ( UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)
Sorbitol ( UNII: 506T60A25R)
Titanium dioxide ( UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)

Product Characteristics

Color WHITE (to off beige) Size 13 mm
Shape OVAL (softgel) Score 1
Imprint Code L486

Marketing Information

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

Labeler - Perrigo New York Inc( 078846912)

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Compare to Colace® active ingredient

Docusate Sodium

100 mg

Stool Softener Laxative

Gentle and Predictable

Relief of Constipation

100 Softgels

Stimulant Free