Daily OTC Pearl: Docusate Sodium

Docusate treats occasional constipation by reducing surface tension and emulsification of fecal matter, which allows water to penetrate and mix with and soften stool.

OTC/Lifestyle Pearl of the Day: Docusate Sodium

Indication: Docusate treats occasional constipation by reducing surface tension and emulsification of fecal matter, which allows water to penetrate and mix with and soften stool.

Insight:

  • Contains extra strength docusate sodium 250 mg.
  • Often the first method used for preventing and treating occasional constipation.
  • Take 1 softgel per day.
  • Docusate sodium 250 mg works by increasing the amount of water the stool absorbs in the gut, thereby softening the stool and making it easier to pass.
  • Constipation relief for adults and children 2 years of age and over.
  • This stool softener laxative comes in a convenient softgel and is gluten free.
  • Stimulant free, predictable relief of occasional constipation symptoms.

Source:

Amazon.com: Docusate Sodium 250mg Stool Softener Laxative 200 sofgels Total Gentle Constipation Relief Extra Strength Stimulant Free 2 Pack : Health & Household