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stool softener by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on September 18, 2017

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE CALCIUM 240mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-171

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 Calcium 240 mg

Purpose

Stool softener

Uses

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 breastfeeding

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 over 12 years of age: take 1 softgel daily for several days, or until bowel movements are normal, or as directed by a doctor.
  • children under 12 years of age: take as directed by a doctor.

Other information
  • store at controlled room temperature 15o - 30o C (59o- 86o F)

Inactive Ingredients

corn oil, D&C Red #33, edible white ink, FD&C Red #40, gelatin, glycerin, purified water and sorbitol special.

Questions or comments?

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

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†Compare to the active ingredient in Surfak® Stool Softener

10% more free

110 for the price of 100

Stool softener

Sodium Free

DOCUSATE CALCIUM

Gentle relief of constipation

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

This product is not manufactured or distributed by Chattem, inc., owner of the registered trademark Surfak®

Distributed by CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

© 2013 CVS Pharmacy

www.cvs.com 1-800-shop-CVS

Product Label

Docusate Calcium 240 mg liquid gels

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate calcium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-171
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE CALCIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE CALCIUM240 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CORN OIL 
D&C RED NO. 33 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorREDScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize19mm
FlavorImprint CodeP58
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-171-11110 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED (110 CAPSULE) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33410/01/2013
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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