Docusate sodium (laxatives)
Docusate sodium (laxatives) is an active ingredient that is used in some medicines.
Docusate sodium (laxatives) is also known as dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate (laxatives).
The active ingredient is the chemical in a medicine that makes it work. Medicines can have more than one active ingredient and be available under different brand names. Medicines include both active ingredients and inactive ingredients.
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The list below also includes links to brands of medicines that contain docusate sodium (laxatives), including their consumer medicine information (CMI) leaflets.
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