Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Docusate

Introduction

Name

  • Docusate sodium.

Class of drug

  • Surfactant softener and laxative.

Uses

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Indications

  • Constipation.
  • Also contained in ear treatment solutions to soften ear exudate.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • Avoid the concomitant use of docusate with mineral oil   Paraffin  .

Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.

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