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Docusate (Colace)

Also known as Citranatal Harmony, Nexa Select, Prenexa Premier, Hemax, Ferralet 90, Ferraplus, Therevac Plus, Enemeez Plus, Ferro-Sequels, and Gentlax S

Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate or docusate sodium (INN, pron.: /ˈdɒkjuːseɪt/) – often referred to as DSS, Aerosol OT or AOT – is a common ingredient in consumer products, especially laxatives of the stool softener type. It is also used as an emulsifying, wetting, and dispersing agent, as a pesticide, as well as a component of the oil dispersant Corexit which was used in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. It is an anionic surfactant, a substance that lowers the surface tension of water.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $3.39 for an average of 21 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed docusate to treat chronic constipation, constipation, hemorrhoids, and rectal bleeding.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take docusate if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

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