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DUE TO HIGH VOLUME OF COVID-19 SUPPLIES, ORDERS MIGHT BE DELAYED 2 TO 4 DAYS
DUE TO HIGH VOLUME OF COVID-19 SUPPLIES, ORDERS MIGHT BE DELAYED 2 TO 4 DAYS

Stool Softeners

Stool Softeners are available in a capsule, tablet, liquid, and syrup to take by mouth. A stool softener usually is taken at bedtime. Stool softeners are used on a short-term basis to relieve constipation by people who should avoid straining during bowel movements. Docusate Sodium (Colace) is often used when straining to have a bowel movement should be avoided (e.g., after a heart attack or surgery). Docusate is a stool softener. It works by increasing the amount of water the stool absorbs in the gut, making the stool softer and easier to pass.