Description

Docusate sodium is an anionic wetting agent, which acts as a faecal softener by lowering the surface tension and allowing penetration of accumulated hard dry faeces by water and salts. Docusate sodium also possesses stimulant activity.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
Docusate sodium
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A06 Laxatives → A06A Laxatives → A06AA Softeners, emollients

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