Label: BETR STOOL SOFTENER- 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 October 7, 2021

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  • Active ingredient (in each softgel)

    Docusate sodium 100 mg

  • Purpose

    Stool softener laxative

  • 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

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

    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 (1-800-222-1222).

  • Directions

    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 - 3 softgels daily

    children 2 to under 12 years of age

    take 1 softgel daily

    children under 2 years

    ask a doctor

  • Other information

    each softgel contains: sodium 6 mg
    very low sodium
    store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • Inactive ingredients

    D&C red no. 33, edible ink, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C yellow no. 6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

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    stool softener

    DOCUSATE SODIUM SOFTGEL 100 mg

    Actual Size

    Stool Softener Laxative

    -Relief of Constipation

    25 SOFTGELS

    486-cd-stool-softener
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BETR STOOL SOFTENER 
    docusate sodium capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:80267-486
    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
    D&C RED NO. 33 (UNII: 9DBA0SBB0L)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    GELATIN, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    SORBITAN (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorRED, WHITE (to off beige) Scoreno score
    ShapeOVAL (softgel) Size13mm
    FlavorImprint Code L486
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:80267-486-631 in 1 CARTON10/05/2021
    125 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33410/05/2021
    Labeler - Live Betr LLC (117423281)