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Colace Syrup (Purdue Products)
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Actions: Colace® (docusate sodium) is a stool softener. It helps moisten and soften hard, dry stools and facilitates natural defecation.
Uses: Relieves occasional constipation (irregularity). Generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.
Colace Capsules, 50 mg:
Colace Capsules, 100 mg:
Colace Liquid 1% Solution:
Warnings: Do not use if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a doctor. Do not use Colace Syrup if you are on a sodium-restricted diet unless told to do so by a doctor. Ask a doctor before use if you need to take laxative products for longer than 1 week. Ask a doctor before use if you have stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 2 weeks. Stop use and ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children.
Other Information: Colace® Capsules: Sodium content: 3 mg/50 mg capsule; 5 mg/100 mg capsule. VERY LOW SODIUM. Store at 25°C (77°F). Excursions permitted between 15-30°C (59-86°F). Keep bottle tightly closed.
Colace® Liquid 1% Solution: Each milliliter contains 10 mg of docusate sodium. Sodium content 1 mg/mL. VERY LOW SODIUM. Supplied in 30 mL bottle with calibrated medicine dropper.
Colace® Syrup: Each tablespoon (15 mL) contains 60 mg of docusate sodium. Sodium content: 36 mg/15 mL. Store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Contains no sugar or alcohol.
How Supplied: Colace Capsules 50 mg: In boxes of 10 capsules. Bottles of 30 and 60 capsules. Colace Capsules 100 mg: In boxes of 10 capsules. Bottles of 30, 60 and 250 capsules.
Colace Liquid 1% Solution: 1 fl. oz. (30 mL) bottles.
Colace Syrup: 16 oz. (473 mL) bottles.
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