Compare to Colace active ingredient. Amazon Basic Care Stool Softener Laxative, Docusate Sodium 100 mg, Softgels contain docusate sodium 100 mg, the #1 physician recommended stool softener OTC active ingredient (of U.S. physicians surveyed by an independent market research firm). Stimulant free for gentle and predictable relief of constipation. Docusate Sodium 100 mg relieves occasional constipation (irregularity) and generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.
Active ingredient (in each softgel): Docusate sodium 100 mg. Purpose: Stool softener laxative. Inactive ingredients D&C red no. 33, edible ink, FD&C blue no. 1, FD&C red no. 40, FD&C yellow no. 6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol sorbitan solution, titanium dioxide.
Take only by mouth. Doses may be taken as a single daily dose or in divided doses. Adults and children 12 years and over: take 1 – 3 softgels daily. Children 2 to under 12 years of age: take 1 softgel daily. children under 2 years: ask a doctor. Uses: relieves occasional constipation (irregularity); generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours.