Label: LAXATIVE STOOL SOFTENER- docusate sodium, sennosides tablet

  • NDC Code(s): 69842-830-18, 69842-830-30
  • Packager: CVS Pharmacy
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated October 27, 2020

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  • Active ingredients (in each tablet)

    Docusate sodium 50 mg
    Sennosides 8.6 mg

  • Purpose

    Stool softener

    Laxative

  • Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • if you are now taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor
    • laxative products for longer than 1 week 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 continues over a periodof 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 may indicate 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

    • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor
     agestarting dosage maximum dosage 
    adults and children 12 years of age and over2 tablets once a day4 tablets twice a day 
    children 6 to under 12 years1 tablet once a day2 tablets twice a day 
    children 2 to under 6 years1/2 tablet once a day 1 tablet twice a day 
    children under 2 yearsask a doctor ask a doctor 

  • Other information

    • each tablet contains: calcium 30 mg
    • each tablet contains: sodium 6 mg VERY LOW SODIUM
    • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)
  • Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax*, croscarmellose sodium, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake*, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose*, magnesium stearate,  microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate*, stearic acid, talc*,  titanium dioxide

    *contains one or more of these ingredients

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredients in Senokot-S®†

    Senna Plus 

    DOCUSATE SODIUM, 50 mg

    SENNOSIDES, 8.6 mg

    Laxative/Stool softener

    Natural vegetable laxative ingredient plus stool softener

    TABLETS

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

    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Avrio Health L.P., distributor of Senokot-S®.

    Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

    One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

  • Product Labeling

    Docusate Sodium 50 mg, Sennosides 8.6 mg

    CVS HEALTH Senna Plus

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    LAXATIVE STOOL SOFTENER 
    docusate sodium, sennosides tablet
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69842-830
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (UNII: F05Q2T2JA0) (DOCUSATE - UNII:M7P27195AG) DOCUSATE SODIUM50 mg
    SENNOSIDES (UNII: 3FYP5M0IJX) (SENNOSIDES - UNII:3FYP5M0IJX) SENNOSIDES8.6 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    DIBASIC CALCIUM PHOSPHATE DIHYDRATE (UNII: O7TSZ97GEP)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize10mm
    FlavorImprint Code TCL081;PSD21;S35
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:69842-830-301 in 1 BOX05/01/2019
    130 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:69842-830-18180 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product05/01/2019
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33405/01/2019
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)