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Stool Softener by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on January 23, 2018

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 100mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-657

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CVS 44-657

Active ingredient
(in each liquid-filled capsule)

Docusate sodium 100 mg 

Purpose

Stool softener

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

Warnings

Do not use

if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a doctor. 

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts 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 (1-800-222-1222) right away. 

Directions
  • take only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.
  • take with a glass of water
adults and children 12 years and over    take 1 to 3 capsules daily 
children 2 to under 12 years
   take 1 capsule daily 
children under 2 years

   ask a doctor


Other information
  • each capsule contains: sodium 6 mg
    Very Low Sodium
  • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
  • protect from excessive humidity
  • see end flap for expiration date and lot  number

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, D&C red #33, edible black ink, FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, lecithin, mineral oil, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

1-800-426-9391

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                   Compare to the active ingredient in Colace®*

NDC 59779-657-00

Stool
Softener
DOCUSATE SODIUM, 100 mg
Stool softener

Relieves constipation
• Gentle, reliable relief

10 SOFTGELS                           Actual Size

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

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Purdue Products L.P., owner of the registered trademark Colace®.
50844    ORG111565703

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
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CVS 44-657

STOOL SOFTENER 
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-657
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 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FD&C RED NO. 40 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
GLYCERIN 
MINERAL OIL 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
WATER 
SORBITOL 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorRED (Clear Red) , BROWN (Opaque Light Beige) Scoreno score
ShapeOVALSize13mm
FlavorImprint Code657
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-657-031 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
110 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:59779-657-001 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
210 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:59779-657-0130 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:59779-657-12100 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33403/01/201512/07/2020
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Humanwell Puracap Pharmaceuticals (Wuhan) Co., Ltd421293287API MANUFACTURE(59779-657)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867837PACK(59779-657)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.868734088PACK(59779-657)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(59779-657)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(59779-657)

 
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