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Docusate Calcium by NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs

Medically reviewed on February 28, 2018

Dosage form: capsule
Ingredients: DOCUSATE CALCIUM 240mg
Labeler: NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs
NDC Code: 0615-0378

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Docusate Calcium

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate Calcium 240mg


Stool Softener


For relief of occasional constipation. This product generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours.


Do not use

-if you are currently taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor

-when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present

-for longer than 1 week, unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if

- you notice a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

-you have rectal bleeding

-you fail to have a bowel movement after use

If pregnant or breastfeeding

ask a health care professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


-adults and children over 12 years of age: take 1 softgel daily for several days, or until bowel movements are normal, or as directed by a doctor

-children under 12 years of age: take as directed by a doctor

Other information

-store at controlled room temperature 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF)

-*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Chattem, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Surfak® Stool Softener.

Inactive ingredients

Corn oil, D&C Red #33, edible white ink, FD&C Red #40, gelatin, glycerin, purified water and sorbitol special.


Adverse Drug Event Call: (800) 616-2471

Distributed by: Major Pharmaceuticals 31778 Enterprise Drive Livonia, MI 48150, USA

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Docusate Calcium Softgel Capsules


docusate calcium capsule
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0615-0378(NDC:0904-5779)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScoreno score
FlavorImprint CodeP58
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0615-0378-3930 CAPSULE (30 CAPSULE) in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33412/01/2011
Labeler - NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs (050052943)
NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs050052943RELABEL(0615-0378), REPACK(0615-0378)

NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs

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