Docusate

Category: Laxative



Docusate Overview

Docusate, also known as docusate salts or dioctyl sulfosuccinate,[3] is a laxative of the stool softener type used to treat constipation.[2] It is considered a good choice in children who have hard feces.[2] Use for constipation, however, is poorly supported by evidence.[4][5] It may be taken by mouth or used rectally.[2] By mouth a bowel movement often occurs in 1 to 3 days,[2] whi...

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large round white pill scored 422

Had a RX filled for docusate. Received large round white pills, scored on one side with GC or 6C on top and 422 on the bottom. Other side is blank. ## large round white pill with GC 422 on one side and blank on the other side ## GC 422 white round tablets are Docusate Sodium tablet 100mg. They can be crushed. ## Yes it's a large round pill that has 6c 422 or gc 422

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pictures of zanax

light peach round pill one side has a line wwhare it can be broke the other side has mylan and a3 ## round peach colored pills line down the middle are these zanax? ## roxy ## This tablet is manufactured by Mylan Pharmaceuticals and distributed by UDL Laboratories. NDC code: 51079-0789 The FDA warns that it carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, and irritability. Inactive ingredients may include: silicon dioxide croscarmellose sodium docusate sodium lactose monohydrate magnesium stearate microcrystalline cellulose sodium benzoate sodium lauryl sulfate FD&C Yellow No. 6 Unfortunately, I do not have a picture to post, due to copyright reasons. Is there anything else I can help with?

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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! ## I was wondering, i have the red oval docusate 100mg for constipation, i have 2 questions,...

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red pill 544

round cranberry colored pill with numbers 544. the 44 is imprinted deeper. ## I believe that this is Walmart's Equate Stool Softener Plus Stimulant Laxative (Compare to Peri-Colase). It contains two active ingredients: Docusate Sodium 50mg and Sennosides 8.6mg. (As of December 2014) ## The prior identification is correct, it is still available in this same formulation. It is a laxative. The FDA warns that it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Is there anything I can help with?

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Round Red Pill 544 Imprint

I found a round red pill with 544 embossed in it. Do you know what it is? ## This may be Walmart's Equate Stool Softener with Stimulant Laxative (compare to Peri-Colase). ## i found a tiny red pill that has [ ] an imprint on one side. does anyone know what it is? ## @Susan, Is there any chance that the pill you have says "S44" instead of "544"? If so, a round red pill with S44 is reportedly identified as Docusate sodium/senna docusate sodium (50 mg) + Sennosides (8.6 mg). This is a laxative used for treating constipation, as post #1 suggested. For verification, the product labeler/distributor is listed as McKesson and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 62011-0165. I hope this helps!

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pc 18 oval red and white

Found this pill and I'm not sure what it is. It's a liquid cap. PC18 printed on the red side of the pill. Does anyone know what this is? ## Hi Phoenix, The red and white liquid filled capsule you're describing marked with PC 18 contains 100mgs of Docusate Sodium. This medication is an over the counter laxative/stool softener. For verification, it's manufactured by a company called Humanwell Puracap Pharmaceutical (Wuhan), Ltd. and carries a National Drug Code of 53345-018-01. I hope this helps! ## My mom is taking this pill it's pc 18 and is red on one side and white on the other side. What is for?

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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! ## It's to loosen & soften up your bowls so it will come out. It's to make you poop. Mine get so backed up @ ×'s that I've had to take 15 - 18 bcz any other amount that I'd tr...

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What is this pill called and what is it for?

I have a tablet pill with gp1 at top 51 on the lower and blank back ## Hello, Jenny! How are you? I believe the marking on the tablet you've found is GPI S1, it is manufactured by Physician's Science and Nature Inc., they list it as containing 100mgs of Docusate, available under the name brand Pramolaxin, it is a stool softener and is available over the counter. The FDA lists its typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, bloating, abdominal cramping and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with?

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L60TCL

A DEEP RED PILL THAT READS- L60TCL ## what ## what is this pill ..... L60TCL is ingraved on 1 side i need the name of it and what it dose. it is round and a dark red ## The pill with the TCL 097 marking contains Docusate and Senna, it is a laxative. You can learn more Docusate details here. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, abdominal pain, cramping and diarrhea. Are there any comments or questions? ## That maroon pill or red deep red that you are talking about I take that for my stomach twice a day and it helps really good. because of the medicine that I take cuz I had a chemical exposure that the medicine I take it helps with that if I stop taking it then my stomach gets all pain and everything back again but for anything else it works great. That's what I think anyway. #...

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scu 2 WHA TIS THIS PILL FOR

WHITE ON ONE SIDE THE OTHER RED ## Hi Gloria, I'm not certain as to whether this is a definitive match, but information I am seeing suggests that what you have is an over-the-counter stool softener/laxative by the name of Docusate sodium (100mg). They describe the red and white tablet as being a liquid filled capsule, made by Kroger Co. For verification, it also reportedly carries a National Drug Code of 30142-238. Another attribute to take note of is its size. The particular description I found lists the size as being 12 mm. One other thing I want to mention is that I did come across a nearly identical pill that carried an imprint of "SCU1" as opposed to "SCU2", which was also identified as a stool softener. However this pill was completely red and didn't have w...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Docusate: (426 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0113-0486 Doss Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by L Perrigo Company
  • 0113-7004 Amazon Stool Softener 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by L. Perrigo Company
  • 0121-0544 Docusate Sodium 50 mg/5ml Oral Liquid by Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc.
  • 0132-0106 Pedia-lax 50 mg/118ml Oral Liquid by C.b. Fleet Company, Inc.
  • 0132-0751 Fleet Sof-lax 100 mg Oral Capsule by C.b. Fleet Company, Inc.
  • 0280-1012 Phillips Stool Softener 100 mg Oral Capsule by Bayer Healthcare LLC, Consumer Care
  • 0363-0016 Stool Softener Laxative 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreens
  • 0363-0170 Doss Calcium 240 mg Oral Capsule by Walgreens
  • 0363-0238 Doss Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Walgreens
  • 0363-0239 Stool Softener 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreens
  • 0363-0351 Doss Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Walgreen Co.
  • 0363-0655 Gentle Stool Softener 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreen Company
  • 0363-0679 Stool Softener Laxative 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreens
  • 0363-5790 Stool Softener 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreens
  • 0363-6550 Laxative 110 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreen Co.
  • 0363-7140 Walgreens Stool Softener 50 mg/5ml Oral Liquid by Walgreens Co.
  • 0363-9944 Stool Softener 100 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Walgreen Co.
  • 0440-1466 Dok Extra Strength Stool Softener 250 mg/1 Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0440-7465 Doss Sodium 100 mg Oral Capsule by Liberty Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0536-0590 Diocto 50 mg/5ml Oral Liquid by The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
  • 406 more results ...

Other drugs which contain Docusate or a similar ingredient: (15 results)

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docusate senna
Components of docusate-senna , translation is spanish please , would be very helpful...
docusate na/sennoisides
red in color round like asprin,pill form, for constipation supposedly...




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