v-r docusate calcium

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Ger04010docusate sodium 100 mg Cap
Wal00260Stool Softener 100 mg Cap
Prd01010Colace 100 mg Cap
Bpc0051yDoc-Q-Lace 100 mg Cap
Qlt07470Doc-Q-Lace 60 mg/15 mL Syrup
Hit07710Docu 50 mg/5 mL Oral Liquid
Cvs31040docusate sodium 100 mg Cap
Cvs31040DOK 100 mg Cap
Pai05440docusate sodium 50 mg/5 mL Oral Liquid
Aa179300Correctol Extra Gentle 100 mg Cap
Pai07430docusate sodium 60 mg/15 mL Syrup
Cvs31761Stool Softener 100 mg Cap
Qlt01450Doc-Q-Lace 100 mg Cap
Mjr09360docusate sodium 50 mg/5 mL Oral Liquid
Rug37570docusate sodium 250 mg Cap
Url01920DOK 250 mg Cap
Prg04860Stool Softener 100 mg Cap
Bpc0051ydocusate sodium 100 mg Cap
Pai07431docusate sodium 60 mg/15 mL Syrup
Gnp04360Stool Softener 100 mg Cap
Roi00520Colace 50 mg Cap
Prg04861docusate sodium 100 mg Cap
Bpc0051yDOK 100 mg Cap
Ivx02870docusate sodium 100 mg Cap
Gcp04010docusate sodium 100 mg Cap
Cvs31040Stool Softener 100 mg Cap
Cvs13950Stool Softener 240 mg Cap
Cvs13950Kao-Tin (docusate calcium) 240 mg Cap
Cvs26471Stool Softener 100 mg Cap
Amn00131docusate sodium 100 mg Cap


This medication is used to treat occasional constipation. Some medications and conditions can make constipation more likely. Stool softeners such as docusate are often the first method used for preventing and treating this type of constipation. Docusate is often used when straining to have a bowel movement should be avoided (e.g., after a heart attack or surgery). Docusate is a stool softener. It works by increasing the amount of water the stool absorbs in the gut, making the stool softer and easier to pass.

Side Effects

Stomach pain, diarrhea, or cramping may occur. Irritated throat (with liquid or syrup forms) may also occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, remember that he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor immediately if this unlikely but serious side effect occurs: rectal bleeding. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of a serious allergic reaction may include: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing. This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. In the US - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. In Canada - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
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