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Phillips' Stool Softener
Active Ingredients
In each softgel
Docusate sodium 100 mg; stool softener
  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • this product generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours
Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over 14 days
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are presently taking mineral oil 

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • you need to use a 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.

  • take softgels with a full glass (8 oz) of water
  • adults and children 12 years and older: take 1 to 3 softgels daily or as directed by a doctor. This dose may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses.
  • children 6 to under 12 years: take 1 softgel daily or as directed by a doctor
  • children under 6 years of age: ask a doctor
Other Information
  • each softgel contains: sodium 6 mg 
  • very low sodium
  • store at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat 40°C (104°F).
Inactive Ingredients
FD&C blue #1, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, shellac, sodium hydroxide, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide
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