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SORBITOL by Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: SORBITOL 13.5g in 15mL
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp
NDC Code: 57896-435

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Active ingredient (in each tablespoonful=15 mL )Sorbitol 13.5g

Purpose

Laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation and irregularity
  • generally produces bowel movement in 1/4 to 1 hour when used rectally
  • as a pharmaceutical aide (sweetner)
  • for other uses, as your doctor

Warnings Do not use
  • when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present
  • for more than one week unless directed by a doctor
Ask a doctor before use if you
  • are taking mineral oil
  • have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks
Stop use and ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.

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.

Directions• do not exceed recommended dose
Age
Dose
adults and
 children
12 years
and over
For rectal use only. Enema dosage
 is 120 mL of a 25 to 30% w/v solution
 (1 part of this product with 2.3 parts water)
 in a single daily dose as needed, or as
 directed by your doctor.
children under
 12 years
Ask a doctor.

Other information

• store at room temperature 15-30C (59-86F)
• below 59F cloudiness and thickening may occur; warming will restore clarity and fluidity without affecting product quality
• do not freeze
• store in original container
• for institutional use only

Inactive ingredient

water

package Label

GERICARE

NDC 57896-435-16

SORBITOL SOLUTION USP

70% W/W

LAXATIVE

TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use this product if inner seal over mouth of bottle is missing or broken.

16 FL OZ (473 mL)

SORBITOL  
sorbitol solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-435
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SORBITOL (SORBITOL) SORBITOL13.5 g  in 15 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-435-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph finalpart33401/01/2000
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp (611196254)
Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)

Revised: 07/2012
 
Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp

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