Docusate is a stool softener that softens stools and makes them easier to pass.
Docusate is used to relieve occasional constipation (irregularity) after eating.
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Docusate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Use Docusate as directed. Follow all directions on the prescription label. Do not use this medicine in large or small amounts or for longer than recommended.
Read all patient information, medication guides, and instructions for use provided. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Some side effects can be serious. Visit your doctor if you feel any of this:
- rectal bleeding
- not having a bowel movement after taking a laxative
- you need to use a stool softener for more than a week
- rash occurs
Please consult your doctor/physician/specialist before taking any healthcare products. In case of allergic reaction to the medicines/substance, please take immediate medical help.