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Stool Softener Extra Strength by Atlantic Biologicals Corps

Medically reviewed on Dec 1, 2016

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: DOCUSATE SODIUM 250mg
Labeler: Atlantic Biologicals Corps
NDC Code: 17856-0263

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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 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 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

Other 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

STOOL SOFTENER EXTRA STRENGTH (DOCUSATE SODIUM) CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED
STOOL SOFTENER  EXTRA STRENGTH
docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17856-0263(NDC:46122-263)
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:17856-0263-1100 POUCH in 1 BOX
1 1 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33405/01/2014
Labeler - Atlantic Biologicals Corps (047437707)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Atlantic Biologicals Corps047437707RELABEL(17856-0263), REPACK(17856-0263)

 
Atlantic Biologicals Corps

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