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Stool Softener by EQUATE (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.)

Medically reviewed on January 10, 2018

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: EQUATE (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.)
NDC Code: 49035-078

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate sodium 100 mg

Purpose

Stool softener laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

Do not use

if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a doctor

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

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of 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 only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.
adults and children 12 years and overtake 1-3 softgels daily 
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 6 mg
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)

Inactive ingredients

D&C red #33, edible ink, FD&C blue #1*, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol*, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol, titanium dioxide

*contains one or more of these ingredients

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Compare to Colace® Regular Strength Stool Softener Active Ingredient†

Stool Softener

Docusate Sodium, 100mg

Stool Softener Laxative

  • Gentle
  • Dependable
  • Stimulant-free

SOFTGELS

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by Purdue Products L.P., distributor of Colace® Stool Softener.

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

DISTRIBUTED BY: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.,

Bentonville, AR 72716

Product Label

EQUATE Stool Softener Laxative

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:49035-078
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE SODIUM100 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
SORBITOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorRED, WHITEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize12mm
FlavorImprint CodeP10;SCU2;D1
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:49035-078-14140 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33412/31/2017
Labeler - EQUATE (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) (051957769)

 
EQUATE (Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.)

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