Polycarbophil

Category: Laxative



Polycarbophil Overview

Polycarbophil calcium (INN) is a drug used as a stool stabilizer. Chemically, it is a synthetic polymer of polyacrylic acid cross-linked with divinyl glycol, with calcium as a counter-ion. Clinical uses It is used as stool stabilizer to treat constipation, diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. Bulk laxatives absorb liquid in the intestines and swell to form a soft bulky stool. The bulky mass stimulates the intestinal muscles, speeding stool transit time through the colon. Results usually occu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Polycarbophil
  • Tablet: 625mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 1250mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Polycarbophil: (22 results)

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  • 0113-0477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by L. Perrigo Company
  • 0224-0500 Konsyl Fiber 625 mg Oral Tablet by Konsyl Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 0536-4306 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Rugby Laboratories
  • 0603-0181 Fiber Tab 625 mg Oral Tablet by Qualitest Pharmaceuticals
  • 0615-5532 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Ncs Healthcare of Ky, Inc Dba Vangard Labs
  • 0904-2500 Fiber Tab 625 mg Oral Tablet by Major Pharmaceuticals
  • 10056-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Access Business Group LLC
  • 10056-503 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Access Business Group LLC
  • 21130-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Safeway
  • 30142-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Kroger Company
  • 36800-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Topco Associates LLC
  • 37012-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC
  • 37205-213 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Cardinal Health
  • 37808-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by H E B
  • 41190-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Wakefern Food Corporation
  • 41520-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by American Sales Company
  • 42507-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Hyvee Inc
  • 49035-477 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Wal-mart Stores Inc
  • 49348-759 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Mckesson
  • 53041-147 Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg (As Polycarbophil 500 mg) Oral Tablet by Guardian Drug Company
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