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Product Usage
Active Ingredient:
DocuSol® Kids Docusate Sodium USP 100mg
Inactive Ingredients: Glycerin USP and Polyethylene Glycol

Product Name NDC Package Size
DocuSol® Kids 17433-9884-05 DocuSol® Kids mini-enemas are available in boxes offive single use 5mL tubes.

How DocuSol® Kids Works:

DocuSol® Kids, First-of-its kind formulation was designed for easy use at home. The non-irritating DocuSol®Kids formulation functions as a stool softening, hyper-osmotic laxative by drawing water into the bowel from surrounding body tissues, replicating a normal bowel stimulus. This unique formulation provides fast relief of constipation.

Product Information: DocuSol® Kids mini-enema is designed for the relief of occasional constipation(irregularity). For children 2-12 years of age.
Parents and Clinicians can count on DocuSol® Kids to provide:

  • Fast, predictable results typically in 2-15 minutes.1
  • Non-irritating formula.
  • Easy rectal usage, soft flexible tip.
  • Affordably priced for constipation relief.
  • Ease of use for both clinicians and parents.
  • Rectal therapy for those children unwilling to swallow medications.
Dosage:
Children 2 years to under 12 years of age (with adult supervision); one unit daily.
Children under 2 years of age, consult a physician prior to use. See precautions.
Ordering Info:
DocuSol® Kids can be found at approved pharmacies and retail stores across the
country. If your pharmacy does not stock DocuSol® Kids, your pharmacist can place
an order with McKesson, Cardinal, Amerisource Bergen, and other regional
wholesalers.
Positioning: For best results: lay on left side with knees bent.
Alternate position:

  • Administer while seated on the toilet.
  • Kneel, then lower head and chest forward until side of face is resting on the surface.
Administration: DocuSol® Kids is to be used as an enema. This is not a suppository. Do not take orally.
Administering the mini-enema:

  1. Clear stool from the rectal opening, as you do not want to insert directly into feces.
  2. Twist off and remove tip.
  3. Place a few drops of the tube’s liquid content on the shaft prior to insertion.
  4. Also, apply liquid content or lubricant to the anus before inserting the mini-enema tube.
  5. With steady pressure, gently insert the tube into the rectum with care to prevent damage to the rectal wall. Insert up to the shoulder of the tube.
  6. Squeeze to empty the contents.
  7. Keep the tube squeezed until it is removed from the rectum.
  8. After the contents have been emptied, remove the disposable Cecum tube and discard. A small amount of liquid may remain in the Appendix Sigmoid colon unit after use.
  9. Fast, predictable results typically in 2-15 minutes.
Warnings: For rectal use only. Drug Interaction Precaution: Do not take this product if you
are taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor.Do Not Use:

  • Laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present.
  • Laxative products for a period longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor.

Stop use and ask a doctor if you have:

  • Rectal Bleeding.
  • Noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks.
  • Failed to have a bowel movement after use. This may indicate a serious condition.

Pregnant or Lactating Women ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center Immediately

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