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Stool Softener by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on June 22, 2017

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-039

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 laxative

Uses
  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 14 days

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use

if you are presently taking mineral oil.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

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
  • take softgels with a full glass (8 oz) of water
 adults and children 12 years and older take 1-3 softgels daily or as directed by a doctor. This dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses. 
 children 6 to under 12 years of age take 1 softgel daily or as directed by a doctor
 children under 6 years of age ask a doctor

Other information
  • each softgel contains:sodium 6 mg
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)

Inactive ingredients

D&C red #33*, D&C yellow #10*, edible ink, FD&C blue #1*, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, lecithin*, medium-chain triglycerides*, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol*, purified water, sorbitan, sorbitol, titanium dioxide

*contains one or more of these ingredients

Questions or comments?

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

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Compare to the active ingredient in Phillips'® Stool Softener**

STOOL SOFTENER

DOCUSATE SODIUM 100 mg

• Relieves constipation

• Gentle, dependable relief

SOFTGELS

**This product is not manufactured or distributed by Bayer HealthCare LLC, owner of the registered trademark Phillips'® Stool Softener.

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

CVS.com  1-800-SHOP CVS

Product Labeling

CVS Stool Softener Softgels

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-039
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE SODIUM100 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C RED NO. 33 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
LECITHIN, SOYBEAN 
MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITAN 
SORBITOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorRED, WHITEScoreno score
ShapeOVALSize12mm
FlavorImprint CodeP10;S78;SCU2
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-039-301 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 BOX
130 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33409/30/2013
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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