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Active Ingredient(s): Docusate
Category: Laxative



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Docusate is the common chemical and pharmaceutical name of the anion bis(2-ethylhexyl) sulfosuccinate, also commonly called dioctyl sulfosuccinate (DOSS).[2][3][4] Salts of this anion, especially docusate sodium, are widely used in medicine as laxatives and as stool softeners, by mouth or rectally.[1] It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.[5][6] Some studies claim t...

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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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