Docusate Calcium

Scheme

USAN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000128-49-4

Chemical Formula

C40-H74-Ca-O14-S2

Molecular Weight

883

Therapeutic Categories

Laxative, softener

Pharmaceutic aid: Surfactant

Chemical Names

1,4-Bis(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate, calcium salt (USAN)

Bis[2-ethylhexyl]calcium sulfosuccinate

Butanedioic acid, sulfo-, 1,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester, calcium salt (USAN)

Calcium 1,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl) bis(2-sulphosuccinate)

Sulfobutanedioic acid 1,4-bis(2-ethylhexyl)ester calcium salt

Foreign Names

  • Docusatum calcium (Latin)
  • Docusat calcium (German)
  • Docusate calcique (French)
  • Docusato cálcico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Docusate Calcium (OS: USAN)
  • Calcium dioctyl sulfosuccinate (IS)
  • Calcium docuphen (IS)
  • Dioctodol (IS)
  • Dioctyl Calcium Sulfosuccinate (IS)
  • Dioctyl Calcium Sulphosuccinate (IS)
  • Dioctyl sulfosuccinic acid, calcium salt (IS)
  • Dioctylsuccinatsulfonsäure, Calciumsalz (IS)
  • EINECS 204-889-8 (IS)
  • Docusate Calcium (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

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