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STOOL SOFTENER by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on March 15, 2018

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-147

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
  • for the prevention of dry, hard stools
  • for relief of occasional constipation

This product generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours.

Warnings

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 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 right away.

Directions
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 1-3 softgels, preferably at bedtime
  • children 6 to 12 years of age: take 1 softgel at bedtime

Other information
  • each softgel contains: sodium 6 mg
  • store at controlled room temperature 15º-30ºC (59º-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*, sorbitol special, and titanium dioxide

*contains one or more of these ingredients

Questions or comments?

Call toll free 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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Compare to active ingredient in Phillips'® Stool Softener†

STOOL SOFTENER

DOCUSATE SODIUM 100 mg

  • Relieves constipation
  • Gentle, dependable relief

SOFTGELS

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

©2013 CVS/pharmacy

www.cvs.com   1-800-shop-CVS

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

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by Bayer Consumer Products, owner of the registered trademark Phillips'® Stool Softener.

Product Label

 

CVS Stool Softener Two-Tone Softgel

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-147
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 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SORBITOL 
D&C RED NO. 33 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
Product Characteristics
ColorRED, WHITEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize13mm
FlavorImprint CodeP10;51A
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-147-301 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (1 BOTTLE) in 1 BOX
130 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED (30 CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33407/01/2010
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Registrant - P and L Development of New York Corporation (800014821)

 
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