DOCUSATE CALCIUM (SURFAK)


- For constipation prone patients (bedrest, medications); 
- Acts as stool softener; 
- Adults: 240 mg PO qd; - Peds: >6yrs: 50-150 mg PO qd; 
- Supplied: Caps: 50mg, 240mg; 
- COLACE: 
- Adults: 50-250 mg PO bid; 
- Peds: <3yrs: 10-40 mg / 24 yrs PO divided qd/qid; 
- 3-6 yrs: 20-60 mg/24hrs PO divided qd/qid; 
- 6-12 yrs: 40-120 mg/24hr PO divided qd/qid; 
- >12yrs: same as adult



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 4:22 pm