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Stool Softener by Freds Inc

Medically reviewed on February 27, 2018

Dosage form: capsule
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: Freds Inc
NDC Code: 55315-005

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

Uses
  • temporary relief of occasional constipation
  • this product generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

Do not use
  • if abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present

Ask a doctor before use if
  • you notice a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
  • you are presently taking mineral oil

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occur after use which may indicate a serious condition 
  • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

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 immediately.

Directions
  • take with a glass of water
adults and children 12 years of age and overtake 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 agetake 1 softgel daily
children under 2 years of ageask a doctor

Other information
  • each softgel contains: sodium 6 mg
  • store at controlled room temperature 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
  • *This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark of Dulcolax®

Inactive ingredients

edible ink, FD&C Red #40, FD&C Yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water and sorbitol special

Questions or comments?

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Stool Softener

Docusate Sodium, 100 mg

Gentle Relief

Dependable Relief of Occasional Constipation

Softgels

*Compare to Dulcolax® Stool Softener

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark of Dulcolax®

DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

DISTRIBUTED BY: fred's, Inc.

4300 NEW GETWELL RD, MEMPHIS, TN  38118

www.fredsinc.com

Product Label

Fred's Stool Softener Softgel

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55315-005
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 
SORBITAN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize13mm
FlavorImprint CodeP51
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55315-005-251 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (1 BOTTLE) in 1 BOX
125 CAPSULE (25 CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33403/15/2013
Labeler - Freds Inc (005866116)
Registrant - P and L Development of New York Corporation (800014821)

 
Freds Inc

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