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Drug Facts | Docusate Sodium

08:47 EDT 17th April 2014 | BioPortfolio
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Each softgel contains: Docusate Sodium, 50% w/w in polyethylene glycol 400 (provides 100 mg Docusate Sodium)

Temporary relief of occasional constipation. This product generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.

If abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present.

You have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persist over a period of 2 weeks. You are presently taking mineral oil. Stop use and ask a doctor if: Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occur after use, which may indicate a serious condition. You need to use a laxative for more than 1 week.

Ask a health professional before use.

KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.

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

Adults and children 12 years of age and over. Take 1 to 3 softgels daily.

Children 2 to under 12 years. Take 1 softgel daily.

Children under 2 years ask a doctor.

Each softgel contains: Sodium, 5mg

Store at 15°-30°C (59°-86°F). Protect from excessive moisture.

Gelatin, Polyethylene Glycol 400, Sorbitol Special™ (Sorbitol, sorbitol anhydrides, purified water and mannitol), Glycerin, Purified Water, Propylene Glycol, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6, Edible white printing ink.

ADDITIONAL LABEL TEXT

NDC 63739-089-01

DOCUSATE SODIUM 100 mg Sofgels™

STOOL SOFTENER

UD 750 Softgels (25X30)

Mfg. By: Banner Pharmacaps® High Point, NC USA 27265

Dist. By: McKesson Packaging Concord, NC 28027

FOR INSTITUTIONAL USE ONLY.See window at back of box for expiration date and lot number.

LS-089-01-M07-01-A-R1

ADDITIONAL LABEL TEXT

NDC 63739-089-03

DOCUSATE SODIUM 100 mg Sofgels™

STOOL SOFTENER

PC 750 Softgels (25X30)

Mfg. By: Banner Pharmacaps® High Point, NC USA 27265

Dist. By: McKesson Packaging Concord, NC 28027

FOR INSTITUTIONAL USE ONLY.See window at back of box for expiration date and lot number.

ADDITIONAL LABEL TEXT

NDC 63739-089-10

DOCUSATE SODIUM100 mg Sofgels™

STOOL SOFTENER

UD 100 Softgels (10x10)

For Directions and Other Warnings: See accompanying Patient Insert.Consult a physician before the use of this product.

Mfg. By: Banner Pharmacaps® High Point, NC USA 27265

Manufacturer

McKesson Packaging Services Business Unit of McKesson Corporation

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