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Stool Softener Extra Strength by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 250mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-852

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each softgel)

Docusate sodium 250 mg

Purpose

 Stool softener laxative

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 presently taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that last over 2 weeks

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
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 1 softgel daily or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

‚Äč‚ÄčOther information
  • each softgel contains: sodium 15 mg
  • store at 20º-25ºC(68º-77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)

Inactive Ingredients

edible white ink, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol*, purified water, sorbitol special

*may contain this ingredient

Questions or comments?

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

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EXTRA STRENGTH

Stool Softener

DOCUSATE SODIUM, 250 mg

Relieves Constipation

  • Gentle stool softener
  • reliable relief
  • stimulant free

Softgels

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

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Product Label

CVS Extra Strength Stool Softener

STOOL SOFTENER  EXTRA STRENGTH
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-852
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE SODIUM250 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeCAPSULESize20mm
FlavorImprint CodeP20;SCU1
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-852-25250 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-852-50500 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33411/30/2014
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

Revised: 01/2017
 
CVS Pharmacy

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