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Stool Softener by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-244

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate sodium 100 mg

Purpose

Stool softener laxative

Uses
  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

presently taking mineral oil.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using 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.

Directions
  • take with a glass of water
 adults and children 12 years and over take 1 to 3 softgels daily. This dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses. 
 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 7 mg
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)

Inactive ingredients

edible ink, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, medium-chain triglycerides*, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol*, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol

*may contain one or more of these ingredients

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

Principal Display Panel

Compare to the active ingredient in Dulcolax†

STOOL SOFTENER

DOCUSATE SODIUM 100 mg

Gentle, softening relief

Softgels

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Health Care Products, Division of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.

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Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

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Product Labeling

CVS Stool Softener Softgel

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-244
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE SODIUM100 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize12mm
FlavorImprint CodeP51;S77;SCU1
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-244-251 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (1 BOTTLE) in 1 BOX
125 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED (25 CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-244-101 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (1 BOTTLE) in 1 BOX
2100 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED (100 CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33410/15/2013
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

Revised: 10/2013
 
CVS Pharmacy

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