Label: COLACE- docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated December 17, 2021

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  • ACTIVE INGREDIENT

    Drug Facts

    Colace 50 mg

    Active ingredients
    (in each soft gel)

    Docusate sodium 50 mg

  • PURPOSE

    Purpose

    Stool softener

  • INDICATIONS & USAGE

    Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours
  • WARNINGS

  • DO NOT USE

    Warnings

    Do not use

    • if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a doctor
  • ASK 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

    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
  • PREGNANCY OR BREAST FEEDING

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

  • KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • DOSAGE FORMS & STRENGTHS

    Directions: Take only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.

    adults and children 12 years and overtake 1-6 soft gels daily
    children 2 to under 12 years of agetake 1-3 soft gels daily
    children under 2 yearsask a doctor
  • HOW SUPPLIED

    Other information

    • each soft gel contains: sodium 3 mg VERY LOW SODIUM
    • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).

    Keep tightly closed.

  • INACTIVE INGREDIENT

    Inactive ingredients
    gelatin, glycerin, PEG 400, propylene glycol, sorbitol

    Soft gels are imprinted with edible dye-free ink.

    ©2018, Avrio Health L.P.
    Dist. by: Avrio Health L.P.
    Stamford, CT 06901-3431

    304999-0A

  • DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

    Colace 50mg
    28 Clear Soft Gels

    304999-0A
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    COLACE 
    docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:67618-111
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (UNII: F05Q2T2JA0) (DOCUSATE - UNII:M7P27195AG) DOCUSATE SODIUM50 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    GELATIN, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorBROWN (clear to light brown) Scoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize11mm
    FlavorImprint Code CLR;50
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:67618-111-281 in 1 CARTON01/07/1900
    128 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33401/07/1900
    Labeler - Avrio Health L.P. (141916531)
    Registrant - Purdue Pharma LP (932323652)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Patheon Softgels Inc.002193829MANUFACTURE(67618-111)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    P&L Development, LLC079765031PACK(67618-111)