Docusate Calcium

( Generic Surfak )

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Form

Dosage

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WALGREENS Retail

$6.09

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59%

$2.51 With Free Coupon
RITE AID PHARMACY Retail

$6.09

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26%

$4.51 With Free Coupon
GIANT EAGLE PHARMACY Retail

$6.09

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0%

$6.08 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY
$15.24 With Free Coupon
Docusate Calcium

Drug Info for docusate calcium

Stool softeners are used on a short-term basis to relieve constipation by people who should avoid straining during bowel movements because of heart conditions, hemorrhoids, and other problems. They work by softening stools to make them easier to pass.

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  • Capsule
  • Tablet
  • Liquid
  • Liquid Filled Capsule

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.

Drink 6 to 8 glasses of water daily while using any laxative.

To make the oral liquid taste better, you may mix it with one-half glass of milk or fruit juice.

Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, medicine cup, or medicine dropper.

You should not use this medicine if you have severe stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting. Stool softeners should not be used if you have severe stomach pain and do not know the cause.

You should not use this laxative for longer than 1 week unless approved by your doctor. Laxatives may be habit-forming and can harm your bowels if you use them too long.

Do not give laxatives to children under 6 years old unless you talk to your doctor.

If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.

Stool softeners usually work in 1 to 2 days, but for some people, results can take as long as 3 to 5 days.

You should not use mineral oil while you are using a stool softener.

Stool softeners usually work in 1 to 2 days, but for some people, results can take as long as 3 to 5 days.

You should not use this laxative for longer than 1 week unless approved by your doctor. Laxatives may be habit-forming and can harm your bowels if you use them too long.

You should not use a stool softener within 2 hours before or after taking any other medicines. Laxatives can keep other medicines from working correctly.

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  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Sore throat
  • Nausea
  • Skin rash