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Docusate Calcium by Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

Medically reviewed on November 30, 2017

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE CALCIUM 240mg
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
NDC Code: 57896-424

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Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate Calcium 240 mg

Purpose

Stool Softener Laxative

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

Warnings

Ask a doctor before use if you

  • have stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • have a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
  • are presently taking mineral oil

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • you need to use a laxative longer than 1 week
  • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement.

These could be signs of a serious condition.

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
  • Adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 1 softgel daily, or as recommended by your physician
  • children under 12: consult a doctor
  • do not exceed recommended dose

Other information
  • store at room temperature, 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
  • Package not child resistant
  • Product of USA, Romania or Canada

Inactive ingredients

corn oil, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, sorbitol special, water. May also contain D&C red #33.

package Label

HEALTH STAR

THE SENSIBLE CHOICE FOR PRICE AND HEALTH

NDC 57896-424-01

Docusate Calcium

Stool Softener

100 softgels

240 mg each

Compare to active ingredient in surfak*

DOCUSATE CALCIUM 
stool softener capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-424
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE CALCIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE CALCIUM240 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (FOOD YELLOW 3 FREE ACID)  
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
SORBITOL 
MANNITOL 
WATER 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
CORN OIL 
Product Characteristics
ColorredScoreno score
ShapeOVAL (capsule) Size18mm
FlavorImprint CodeSCU
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-424-01100 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/01/2000
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)

 
Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

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