What is Phillips' Stool Softener?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Docusate

Docusate is a stool softener that is used in the treatment of constipation. It is available as capsule, liquid or enema. Docusate preparations may include sodium, calcium, or potassium.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Phillips' Stool Softener

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Phillips' Stool Softener

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Phillips' Stool Softener

Duration

Stopped taking Phillips' Stool Softener

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Phillips' Stool Softener

Sep 26, 2008 (Started Dec 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for bowel problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

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