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Docusate Sodium Liquid by Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

Dosage form: liquid
Ingredients: Docusate sodium 10mg in 1mL
Labeler: Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation
NDC Code: 53807-216

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Drug Facts

Active Ingredient (per teaspoonful = 5 mL)

Docusate Sodium 50 mg


Stool Softener

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

Warnings 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 lasts more than 2 weeks
Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have no bowel movement within 3 days
  • you have rectal bleeding
  • these could be signs of a serious condition
  • a skin rash occurs
  • you experience throat irritation

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assisstance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

  • follow dosing directions below or take as directed by doctor
  • must be given in a 6 to 8 oz glass of milk or fruit juice to prevent throat irritation
  • may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses
  • take maximum dose daily until first bowel movement, dosage should then be reduced according to individual response
  • do not exceed recommended dose
  • shake well before using
Adults and children 12 years and over
1 to 4 teaspoons (50 to 200 mg)
Children under 12 years of age
ask a doctor

1 teaspoon = 5 mL

TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use if breakaway band on cap is broken or missing.

Other information
  • Store at room temperature 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
  • protect from excessive heat
  • Keep tightly closed
  • Dispense in tight, light resistant container as defined in the USP
  • each teaspoon (5 mL) contains: sodium 15 mg

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, D&C Red #33, flavor, parabens, poloxamer, propylene glycol, sodium citrate, sorbitol, sucrose, and water.

docusate sodium liquid
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53807-216
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Docusate sodium (Docusate) Docusate sodium10 mg  in 1 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
D&C red no. 33 
propylene glycol 
sodium citrate 
Poloxamer 407 
Product Characteristics
FlavorRASPBERRYImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53807-216-08236 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:53807-216-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33403/16/1999
Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)
Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation144679156manufacture(53807-216)

Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

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Medically reviewed on Apr 30, 2018

Further information

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