Label: 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 January 13, 2023

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  • Active ingredient (in each liquid-filled capsule)

    Docusate sodium 100 mg

  • Purpose

    Stool softener laxative

  • Uses

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

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    stomach pain
    nausea
    vomiting
    noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    presently taking mineral oil.

    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 laxative for more than 1 week

    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 take more than directed
    take with a glass of water
    take only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.

    adults and children 12
    years and over

    take 1 to 3 capsules daily

    children 2 to under 12
    years

    take 1 capsule daily  

    children under 2 years

    ask a doctor

  • Other information

    each capsule contains: sodium 8 mg
    Very Low Sodium
    store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
    protect from light, heat and moisture
    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN
    see end flap for expiration date and lot number
  • Inactive ingredients

    FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, isopropyl alcohol, light mineral oil, medium chain triglycerides, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan solution, white ink

  • Questions or comments?

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    Distributed By:

    Cardinal Health

    Dublin, OH 43017

    L57365330921

  • Principal Display Panel

    Docusate Sodium

    Unit Dose

    10 Softgels

    bag label
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    DOCUSATE SODIUM 
    docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-2340(NDC:0904-7115)
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (UNII: F05Q2T2JA0) (DOCUSATE - UNII:M7P27195AG) DOCUSATE SODIUM100 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    GELATIN, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL (UNII: ND2M416302)  
    LIGHT MINERAL OIL (UNII: N6K5787QVP)  
    MEDIUM-CHAIN TRIGLYCERIDES (UNII: C9H2L21V7U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    SORBITAN (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorredScoreno score
    ShapeOVALSize12mm
    FlavorImprint Code 752
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:55154-2340-010 in 1 BAG04/16/2021
    11 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33404/16/2021
    Labeler - Cardinal Health 107, LLC (118546603)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Aphena Pharma Solutions - Tennessee, LLC118348161REPACK(55154-2340)