MANUFACTURER: PURDUE FREDERICK CO.
Colace Stool Softener Liquid 1% Solution For gentle, reliable relief from occasional irregularity.Stimulant FREE.Generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.Docusate sodium is an anionic surfactant (surface-active agent). It lowers the surface tension at the oil-water interface of the feces, allowing water and lipids to penetrate the stool. This helps hydrate and soften fecal material and facilitates natural defecation.
Doses must be given in a 6-8 oz glass of milk or fruit juice, or in infant?s formula to prevent throat irritation. Adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 5-15 mL once or twice daily. Children 2 to under 12 years of age: take 5-15 mL once a day.Children under 2 years: ask a doctor.