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DocQLace Syrup

Generic name: docusate sodium
Dosage form: oral syrup
Drug class: Laxatives

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 24, 2021.

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each teaspoonful(5 mL)) Purpose

Docusate 20 mg . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Stool Softener


  • helps stool soft for easy, natural passage
  • for constipation due to hard stools
  • for maximum ease of stool passage in painful anorectal conditions, in cardiac and other conditions


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.


Adults and children over 12 years
1 to 3 tablespoonfuls
Children 12 to under 6 years
2 teaspoonfuls
children under 6 years
Ask a doctor
Higher doses are recommended for initial therapy. Dosage should be adjusted nitial therapy. Dosage should be adjusted to individual response. The effect on stools is usually apparent 1 to 3 days after the first dose. This product must be given in a 6 to 8 oz. glass of milk or fruit juice or infant formula to prevent throat irritation

Other information

Store at room temperature. Protect from freezing.
Dispense in a tight container as described in official compendia.

Inactive ingredients

alcohol(not more than 1%), citric acid, D&C red no. 33, FD&C red no.6, glycerin, flavor, methylparaben, sodium benzoate, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sodium citrate, sucrose.

Manufactured for:

Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
130 Vintage Drive
Huntsville, AL 35811

docusate sodium syrup
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0603-0747
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Docusate sodium (Docusate) Docusate sodium 20 mg in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
anhydrous citric acid
D&C red no. 33
propylene glycol
sodium citrate
sodium benzoate
FD&C red no. 40
Product Characteristics
Color Score
Shape Size
Flavor PEPPERMINT Imprint Code
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:0603-0747-58 473 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
unapproved drug other 10/05/1990
Labeler - Qualitest Pharmaceuticals (011103059)
Registrant - Silarx Pharmaceuticals, Inc (161630033)
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals

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