Docusate sodium is a stool softener that is often used when straining to have a bowel movement should be avoided, as it increases the amount of water the stool absorbs in the gut, making the stool softer and easier to pass. This stool softener may also be used to help decrease constipation, to treat irritation of the rectum, to prevent diarrhea, or to treat a medical condition called megacolon.
Dosage: Take 1 to 3 tablets per day with a large glass of water.
Pregnancy: Docusate Sodium is safe to take during pregnancy. Docusate sodium dosage pregnancy : 1 to 3 capsules a day with a glass of water.
Format: Bottle of 100 capsules
Ingredients: Docusate sodium 100mg
Docusate sodium side effects: stomach aches, diarrhea and cramps may occur. Contact your pharmacist if you experience any abnormal side effects