Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Docusate

Contributor(s): Lauren Trepanier, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Name

  • Docusate sodium.

Class of drug

  • Surfactant fecal softener and laxative.

Uses

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Indications

  • Constipation.

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

Refereed papers

Other sources of information

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

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