Label: SORBITOL solution

  • NDC Code(s): 57896-435-16
  • Packager: Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Updated December 22, 2021

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  • Active ingredient (In each 15 mL tablespoonful)

    Sorbitol 13.5 g

  • Purpose


  • Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation and irregularity
    • generally produces bowel movement in 1/4 to 1 hour when used rectally
    • as a pharmaceutical aide (sweetner)
    • for other uses, as your doctor

  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present
    • for more than one week unless directed by a doctor
      Ask a doctor before use if you
    • are taking mineral oil
    • have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks
      Stop use and ask a doctor if

    you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
    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

    • do not exceed recommended dose
    adults and
    12 years
    and over
    For rectal use only. Enema dosage
    is 120 mL of a 25 to 30% w/v solution
    (1 part of this product with 2.3 parts water) in a single daily dose as needed, or as
    directed by your doctor.
    children under
    12 years
    Ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • store at room temperature 15-30C (59-86F)
    • below 59F cloudiness and thickening may occur; warming will restore clarity and fluidity without affecting product quality
    • do not freeze
    • store in original container
  • Inactive ingredient


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  • package Label


    sorbitol solution
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-435
    Route of AdministrationRECTAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R) (SORBITOL - UNII:506T60A25R) SORBITOL13.5 g  in 15 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:57896-435-16473 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product01/01/2012
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33401/01/200005/01/2022
    Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceuticals, Corp (611196254)
    Registrant - GCP Laboratories (965480861)
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    GCP LABORATORIES965480861manufacture(57896-435) , pack(57896-435)