Stimulant-free for comfortable relief of occasional constipation.
• Stimulant-free for comfortable relief
Active Ingredient: docusate sodium 4 mg/mL
Non-Active Ingredient: citric acid anhydrous, D&C red no.33, FD&C red no.40, ethyl alcohol, menthol, methylparaben, orange flavour, mentha piperita (peppermint) essential oil, PEG-400, poloxamer 188, propylparaben, purified water, sodium citrate dihydrate, sucrose
Do not use in the presence of abdominal pain, nausea, fever or vomiting. Frequent or prolonged use may result in dependence on laxatives. Do not administer COLACE within two hours of another medicine, to avoid reduction of its effect or if you are taking mineral oil. Do not take for more than 1 week unless advised by a physician.
INFANTS AND CHILDREN UNDER 6: as prescribed by physician.
CHILDREN 6 TO 11 YEARS: 3 teaspoonfuls one to two times per day. Do not exceed a daily maximum of 6 teaspoons.
ADULTS AND CHILDREN 12 YEARS AND OLDER: 3 teaspoonfuls one to four times per day. Each teaspoon (5 mL) of COLACE syrup contains 20 mg of docusate sodium. The syrup should be mixed with 120 mL of milk or fruit juice or in infant formula to mask the bitter taste. The effect of COLACE syrup on the stools may not be apparent for one to three days after the first oral dose. Drink increased fluids (one full glass or more).