good sense stool softener

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: L Perrigo Company
NDC Code: 0113-0486

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Perrigo Stool Softener Drug Facts

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 overtake 1 - 3 softgels daily
children 2 to under 12 years of agetake 1 softgel daily
children under 2 yearsask a doctor

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

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 or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Stimulant Free

Stool Softener Laxative

Stool Softener

Docusate Sodium 100 mg

Gentle

Dependable Effect

Compare to active ingredient of Colace® Capsules

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GOOD SENSE STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0113-0486
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE SODIUM100 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
SORBITOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorRED, WHITE (to off beige) Scoreno score
ShapeOVAL (softgel) Size13mm
FlavorImprint CodeL486
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0113-0486-721 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
160 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED (CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33410/29/1991
Labeler - L Perrigo Company (006013346)

Revised: 11/2011
 
L Perrigo Company

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