Label: DOCUSATE SODIUM liquid

  • NDC Code(s): 0121-0544-10, 0121-0544-16, 0121-0544-25
  • Packager: Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Updated January 19, 2021

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    Drug Facts

  • Active ingredient (in each 5 mL)

    Docusate sodium 50 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 stool softener laxative for more than 1 week
    • rash occurs

    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

    • Dose once daily
    • take with 6 to 8 oz of milk, juice or infant formula to mask the bitter taste.
    adults and children 12 years and older5 to 20 mL (1 to 4 teaspoonfuls)
    children 6 to under 12 years of age5 to 10 mL (1 to 2 teaspoonfuls)
    children 3 to under 6 years of age2.5 to 5 mL (1/2 to 1 teaspoonful)
    children under 3 yearsask a doctor
  • Other information

    • Sodium content: 14 mg/ 5 mL
    • Store at controlled room temperature, 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F)
    • Protect from freezing
    • Protect from light
    • Purple colored, cherry flavored liquid supplied in the following:
    NDC 0121-0544-16:16 fl oz (473 mL) bottle
    NDC 0121-0544-10:10 mL unit dose cup. Case contains 100 unit dose cups of 10 mL packaged in 10 trays of 10 unit dose cups each.
    NDC 0121-0544-25:25 mL unit dose cup. Case contains 100 unit dose cups of 25 mL packaged in 10 trays of 10 unit dose cups each.
  • Inactive ingredients

    Citric acid, D&C Red No. 33, flavoring, glycerin, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium citrate, sodium saccharin, and sorbitol.

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-800-845-8210

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    MANUFACTURED BY

    Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.

    Greenville, SC 29605

    R11/20

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 10 mL Cup Tray Label

    NDC 0121-0544-10

    Docusate Sodium Liquid
    (SUGAR FREE)

    100 mg/10 mL

    STOOL SOFTENER LAXATIVE

    USUAL DOSAGE: See attached Drug Facts

    This unit-dose package is not child-resistant.

    Store at 20° - 25°C (68° - 77°F)
    [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].

    10 x 10 mL Unit-Dose Cups

    Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.

    Greenville, SC 29605

    T0544101120       R11/20

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 10 mL Cup Tray Label

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    DOCUSATE SODIUM 
    docusate sodium liquid
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0121-0544
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (UNII: F05Q2T2JA0) (DOCUSATE - UNII:M7P27195AG) DOCUSATE SODIUM50 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    SACCHARIN SODIUM (UNII: SB8ZUX40TY)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    TRISODIUM CITRATE DIHYDRATE (UNII: B22547B95K)  
    ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID (UNII: XF417D3PSL)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorpurpleScore    
    ShapeSize
    FlavorCHERRYImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0121-0544-1612 in 1 CASE02/16/1983
    1473 mL in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:0121-0544-1010 in 1 CASE02/16/1983
    210 in 1 TRAY
    210 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3NDC:0121-0544-2510 in 1 CASE02/16/1983
    310 in 1 TRAY
    325 mL in 1 CUP, UNIT-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33402/16/1983
    Labeler - Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc. (044940096)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.097630693manufacture(0121-0544)