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Colace
Active Ingredients
In each capsule
Docusate sodium 50 mg; Stool softener
Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours
Warnings

Do not use if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a doctor

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.
  • you need to use a stool softener laxative for more than 1 week
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • Take only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.
  • adults and children 12 years and over: take 1-6 capsules daily
  • children 2 to under 12 years of age: take 1-3 capsules daily
  • children under 2 years: ask a doctor
Other Information
  • each capsule contains: sodium 3 mgVERY LOW SODIUM
  • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F).
Inactive Ingredients
D&C Red No. 33, FD&C Red No. 40, gelatin, glycerin, PEG 400, propylene glycol, sorbitol
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