Colace®, Dialose®, docusate, DOS®, Fleet Sof-Lax®, Hemaspan®
How Are They Administered?
Stool softeners come as a capsule, tablet, liquid, and syrup.
What Are They Used For?
Stool softeners are used on a short-term basis to relieve constipation by people who should avoid straining during bowel movements. They soften stools, making them easier to pass.