- docusate sodium
- = dioctyl sodium sulphosuccinatea stimulant laxative and softening agent that is used to relieve constipation and prepare the bowel for radiological examination. It is administered by mouth or enema and may cause abdominal cramps. It is also used in ear drops to soften earwax.Trade names:Dioctyl, Docusol, Norgalax Micro-enema.
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docusate sodium — A surface active agent used as a dispersing agent in topically applied preparations. After oral administration it lowers the surface tension of the gastrointestinal tract and is used in the treatment of constipation as a wetting agent and … Medical dictionary
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Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate — Dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate … Wikipedia
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