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docusate sodium


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(dok-yoo-sayt)

a stimulant laxative and softening agent given by mouth or enema to relieve constipation or prepare the bowel for radiological examination and also included in ear drops to soften ear wax. Trade names: Dioctyl, Docusal, Norgalax, Micro-enema.

Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.


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