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Docusate Sodium by Pharbest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dosage form: capsule
Ingredients: Docusate Sodium 100mg
Labeler: Pharbest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NDC Code: 16103-384

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each softgel)Docusate sodium 100 mg


Stool softener

  • prevents/relieves dry hard stool
  • results usually occurs 1 to 3 days after the first dose


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 last over 2 weeks

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have no bowel movement after 3 days
  • you have rectal bleeding
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.

  • do not exceed recommended dose
adults and children over 12 years                        
take 1-2 softgels daily until first bowel movement; 1 softgel daily thereafter
children 6 to 12 years
take 1 softgel daily
children under 6 years
consult a doctor

Other information
  • Tamper Evident: Do not use if safety seal under cap is broken or missing
  • store at room temperature 15o to 30oC (59o to 86oF)
  • protect from moisture

Inactive ingredients: D&C yellow #10, FD&C red #40, gelatin, glycerin, ink white, polyethylene glycol, sorbitol, propylene glycol.


Adverse drug event call: (866) 562-2756

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*Compare to the active ingredient of Colace®

Docusate Sodium

Stool Softener


100 mg each

docusate sodium capsule
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:16103-384
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Docusate Sodium (Docusate) Docusate Sodium100 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C Yellow No. 10 
FD&C Red No. 40 
Polyethylene Glycol 
Propylene Glycol 
Product Characteristics
Colorred (Two-toned- white and clear red) Scoreno score
FlavorImprint Code51A
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:16103-384-08100 CAPSULE (CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:16103-384-111000 CAPSULE (CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/22/2007
Labeler - Pharbest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (557054835)
Pharbest Pharmaceuticals, Inc557054835repack
Accucaps Industries Ltd.248441727manufacture

Pharbest Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Jul 6, 2018

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