What may interact with Docusate?
What should I tell my health care provider before I take Docusate?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
-nausea or vomiting
-sudden change in bowel habit lasting more than 2 weeks
-an unusual or allergic reaction to docusate, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
-pregnant or trying to get pregnant
What should I watch for while using Docusate?
Do not use for more than one week without advice from your doctor or health care professional. If your constipation returns, check with your doctor or health care professional.
Drink plenty of water while taking this medicine. Drinking water helps decrease constipation.
Stop using this medicine and contact your doctor or health care professional if you experience any rectal bleeding or do not have a bowel movement after use. These could be signs of a more serious condition.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Do not freeze. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.