Colace is the #1 laxative brand recommended by doctors and pharmacists for the prevention of dry, hard stools. By drawing water into the stool, Colace makes passage easier and more comfortable.
Usual daily dose: Adults and children 12 years and older: 1 to 3 capsules; Children 6 to 12 years old: 1 to 6 capsules. The highest dose should be taken until the first bowel movement; thereafter, a lower dose should be taken for maintenance. The effect of Colace on the stools may not be apparent until 1 to 3 days after the first oral dose. Store at or below 30C (86F) Protect from freezing.
Active: Each Capsule Contains 50mg Of Docusate Sodium. Inactive: Polyethylene Glycol 400, Gelatin, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Propylene Glycol, Methylparaben, Titanium Dioxide, FD&C Red No. 40, FD&C Red No. 33, Propylparaben, And FD&C Yellow No. 6.
As with any drug, pregnant or nursing women should seek the advice of a health professional before using this product. Your physician is the best source of counsel and guidance in problems of constipation. Keep this and all medication out of the reach of children