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Docusate

Category: Laxative

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Docusate Overview

Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium (INN, /dkjuset/) – often referred to as DSS, Aerosol OT or AOT – is a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. It is also used as an emulsifying, wetting, and dispersing agent, as a pesticide,[3] as well as a component of the oil dispersant Corexit which was used in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010.[4] It is an anionic surfactant, a substance that lowers the surface tension of w...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dioctyl_sodium_sulfosuccinate

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docusate senna
Components of docusate-senna , translation is spanish please , would be very helpful
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ic docusate sodium, Diclofenac
I am suffering with sciatica that is either caused by, or made worse by ulcerative colitis causing pain in my left leg. I am often constipated as a result and it makes the pain unberable at times. I know Diclofenac can cause stroke and I was wondering how safe it is to take Colace with it to ease the constipation being that they both contain a type of "sodium" ## Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory. Colace/ Sodium Docusate is a stool softener. ## It isn't that they contain types of sodium, it is just the base ion of the exact salt that the medications are derived from. You shouldn't take anything, without your doctor's approval, but these aren't like the sodium you are thinking of that's found in food or table salt. Is there anything else I can hel...
Updated 1 month ago.
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orange gel or
I found a small orangish-redish oval shaped gel pill with the imprint NV 13 on one side ## Hello, April! How are you? The NV logo is used on over the counter products, for instance I am familiar with one that is a Laxative that has the marking NV12 and is the same type of pill. That leads me to suspect that this may also be Docusate, but I am not completely certain. I'll keep looking and post back, when I have information for you. Does anyone else recognize this?
Updated 3 months ago.
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Docusate Sodium
I am a celiac. Does your Pharmascience Docusate Sodium 100mg contain / or has any contact Gluten ## Hello, Loretta! How are you? This website does not manufacture, prescribe nor sell any medications or products, it is an information only website. I would suggest checking with your pharmacist/chemist. They should have a list of all the ingredients and will be able to to check for you. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 6 months ago.
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red gel capsule pms 100
the letters pms are on one side, with 100 printed on the other side, oval shape, about the size of my little finger nail, 1/3 of an inch, approximately ## so has anyone figured out what the pms 100 red gel caps are. we have a bottle of them and no clue ## It's sodium docusate, a laxative. I hope you didn't try them to find out what they were! ## is the little red pill realy used for constipation?/ please let me know i realy need help with constipation help ## It's 100mg of Docusate Sodium. I just got the exact same ones from my pharmacist and was wondering what the PMS stands for. It is a stool softener btw. Dosage of max 5 a day in adults (1-3 for mild/medium constipation).
Updated 8 months ago.
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Circular red Pill Ss2 Imprint
It's circular red and has SS2 imprint ## The round red pill you're describing is identified as Docusate sodium 50 mg + Sennosides 8.6 mg. It is used in the treatment of bowel preparation and constipation. Manufacturer: McKesson You can learn more about this drug on the page for Senna Details I hope this info helps! ## Thank you David, I was concerned about this, but you have put my fears to rest.
Updated 1 year ago.
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Hydrochlorot 12 5mg Cap
My new RX of hydrochlorot capsule 12.5mg. is blue with a marking of V 3566 on it. My previous RX was white. Is this the same medication? ## Hi Lucky, Just to confirm, the blue pill you're describing is in fact identified as Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg. Manufacturer: Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc. National Drug Code (NDC): 00603-3855 Inactive Ingredients: docusate sodium lactose monohydrate magnesium stearate microcrystalline cellulose corn starch sodium benzoate You can learn more about this drug on the page for Hydrochlorothiazide Details If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you. ## Yes, it's the same medication. This is a generic, so it's manufactured by several different companies and whichever one your pharmacy has in s...
Updated 1 year ago.
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p51 red gel cap
small red oval gel cap with P51 written on it. ## Docusate sodium 100mg- used as a stool softener or laxative ## Just to confirm, I have also identified the Red Gel Cap with imprint P51 as Docusate sodium (100 mg). Docusate belongs to the drug class laxatives and is used in the treatment of acute constipation. Possible side effects are typically mild and may include: stomach pain, diarrhea, or cramping. Serious allergic reactions can occur with the drug. The most severe side effect of docusate, although very rare, is rectal bleeding. Manufacturer: Akyma Pharmaceuticals National Drug Code (NDC): 65162-0614 You can learn more about this drug on the page for Docusate Details I hope this info helps!
Updated 1 year ago.
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doc-o-lace
I have this pill and don't remember what it is for. Doc-o-lace 100mg ## This contains the active ingredient Docusate, it is a stool softener laxative. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness and abdominal cramping. Learn more Docusate details here. Are there any questions or concerns?
Updated 1 year ago.
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round red pill with s44 on it
round red pill with s44 on it ## My wife bought a bottle of equate Stool Softener from WalMart. In the bottle are two small round pills with S44 on it. What are these pills. ## They are also stool softner. Prolly a manufacters error. ## Just to confirm, I have dentified Pill imprint S44 as Docusate sodium and senna docusate sodium 50 mg / sennosides 8.6 mg. Docusate/senna belongs to the drug class laxatives and is used in the treatment of acute constipation. Manufacturer: McKesson You can learn more about this drug on the page for Docusate Sodium + Senna Details I hope this info helps!
Updated 1 year ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Docusate
  • Capsule: 100mg, 240mg, 250mg, 50mg
  • Enema: 200mg, 283mg/4ml
  • Liquid: 10mg/ml, 150mg, 150mg/15ml, 50mg/5ml
  • Solution: 10mg/ml
  • Syrup: 20mg/5ml, 50mg/15ml, 60mg, 60mg/15ml
  • Tablet: 100mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Docusate Sodium I am a celiac. Does your Pharmascience Docusate Sodium 100mg contain / or has any contact Gluten ## Hello, Loretta! How ...  1
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ic docusate sodium, Diclofenac I am suffering with sciatica that is either caused by, or made worse by ulcerative colitis causing pain in my left leg. ...  2
Casanthranol Docusate Sodium are there any products available in the U.S. ? ## Unfortunately, I'm not finding the Casanthranol listed as being av...  1
Tylenol 4 - Simvastatin - Nexium - Divalproex N - Quetipine Fumarate - Mirtazapine - Naproxen Docusate NA Tylenol#4 ~ codiene60mg./acetaminophen300mg. I also take:St.Joseph aspirin81mg.and a:Garlic Gel1000mg. also:one tab Hyla...  1