Docusate Nursing Implications

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Canadian drug name. Genetic Implication. CAPITALS indicate life-threatening, underlines indicate most frequent. Strikethrough. Discontinued. 1 docusate sodium/senna Absorption: Docusate: small amounts may be absorbed from the small intestine after oral administration. NURSING IMPLICATIONS. Assessment..PDF Page. Canadian drug name. Genetic Implication. CAPITALS indicate life-threatening, underlines indicate most frequent. Strikethrough. Discontinued. 1. DOCUSATE. dok-yoo-sate docusate calcium. Kao-Tin, Kaopectate Stool Softener docusate sodium. Colace, Correctol, Diocto, Docu-Soft, Docusoft S, DOK, Dosolax, .DOCUSATE CALCIUM DIOCTYL CALCIUM SULFOSUCCINATE dok 'yoo-sate DCS, PMS-Docusate Calcium, Pro-Cal-Sof, Surfak DOCUSATE POTASSIUM Dialose, Diocto-K, Kasof DOCUSATE SODIUM Colace, Colace Enema, Dio-Sul, Disonate, DGSS, D-S-S, Duosol, Lax-gel, Laxinate 100, Modane Soft, Pro-Sof, .Nursing considerations. - Assess: cause of constipation - is fluid, fibre or exercise missing from lifestyle; fluid balance. - Drug should be discontinued if cramping, rectal bleeding, nausea or vomiting occur. - Do not administer within one hour of other drugs, antacids or milk..