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DocQLace Syrup Dosage

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 21, 2021.

Generic name: Docusate sodium 20mg in 5mL
Dosage form: oral syrup


Adults and children over 12 years
1 to 3 tablespoonfuls
Children 12 to under 6 years
2 teaspoonfuls
children under 6 years
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Higher doses are recommended for initial therapy. Dosage should be adjusted nitial therapy. Dosage should be adjusted to individual response. The effect on stools is usually apparent 1 to 3 days after the first dose. This product must be given in a 6 to 8 oz. glass of milk or fruit juice or infant formula to prevent throat irritation

Other information

Store at room temperature. Protect from freezing.
Dispense in a tight container as described in official compendia.

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