NDC 0904-6999 Stool Softener

Docusate Sodium

NDC Product Code 0904-6999

NDC CODE: 0904-6999

Proprietary Name: Stool Softener What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.

Non-Proprietary Name: Docusate Sodium What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

Drug Use Information

Drug Use Information
The drug use information is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of a health care professional. Always ask a health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

  • This medication is used to treat occasional constipation. Some medications and conditions can make constipation more likely. Stool softeners such as docusate are often the first method used for preventing and treating this type of constipation. Docusate is often used when straining to have a bowel movement should be avoided (e.g., after a heart attack or surgery). Docusate is a stool softener. It works by increasing the amount of water the stool absorbs in the gut, making the stool softer and easier to pass.

Product Characteristics

Color(s):
ORANGE (C48331)
Shape: CAPSULE (C48336)
Size(s):
20 MM
Imprint(s):
P20
Score: 1

NDC Code Structure

NDC 0904-6999-60

Package Description: 100 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC

NDC 0904-6999-80

Package Description: 1000 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC

NDC Product Information

Stool Softener with NDC 0904-6999 is a a human over the counter drug product labeled by Major Pharmaceuticals. The generic name of Stool Softener is docusate sodium. The product's dosage form is capsule, liquid filled and is administered via oral form.

Labeler Name: Major Pharmaceuticals

Dosage Form: Capsule, Liquid Filled - A solid dosage form in which the drug is enclosed within a soluble, gelatin shell which is plasticized by the addition of a polyol, such as sorbitol or glycerin, and is therefore of a somewhat thicker consistency than that of a hard shell capsule; typically, the active ingredients are dissolved or suspended in a liquid vehicle.

Product Type: Human Otc Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

Stool Softener Active Ingredient(s)

What is the Active Ingredient(s) List?
This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

  • DOCUSATE SODIUM 250 mg/1

Inactive Ingredient(s)

About the Inactive Ingredient(s)
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • FD&C RED NO. 40 (UNII: WZB9127XOA)
  • FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)
  • GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)
  • GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)
  • POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)
  • PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)
  • WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
  • SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)
  • MANNITOL (UNII: 3OWL53L36A)
  • SORBITAN (UNII: 6O92ICV9RU)

Administration Route(s)

What are the Administration Route(s)?
The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.
  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.

Product Labeler Information

What is the Labeler Name?
Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: Major Pharmaceuticals
Labeler Code: 0904
FDA Application Number: part334 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Marketing Category: OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL - A product marketed pursuant to an Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Monograph that is not final. What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 09-30-2019 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2020 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

Exclude Flag: N What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA’s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions. Values = ‘Y’ or ‘N’.

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Information for Patients

Stool Softeners

Stool Softeners is

Why is stool softeners medication prescribed?
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, hemorrhoid...
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Stool Softener Product Labeling Information

The product labeling information includes all published material associated to a drug. Product labeling documents include information like generic names, active ingredients, ingredient strength dosage, routes of administration, appearance, usage, warnings, inactive ingredients, etc.

Product Labeling Index

Active Ingredient (In Each Softgel)

Docusate sodium 250 mg

Purpose

Stool softener laxative

Uses

  • For relief of occasional constipationthis product generally produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours

Do Not Use

If you are presently taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor.

Ask A Doctor Before Use If You Have

  • Stomach painnauseavomitingnoticed a sudden change in bowel habits that last over 2 weeks

Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If

  • You have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition.you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If Pregnant Or Breast-Feeding

Ask a health professional before use.

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

  • Adults and children 12 years of age and over: take 1 softgel daily or as directed by a doctorchildren under 12 years of age: ask a doctor

Other Information

  • Each softgel contains: sodium 15 mgstore between 20-25ºC(68-77ºF); excursions permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)

Inactive Ingredients

Edible white ink, FD&C red #40, FD&C yellow #6, gelatin, glycerin, mannitol, polyethylene glycol, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitan sorbitol

Product Label

MAJOR Extra Strength Docusate Sodium 250 mg

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