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The most commonly reported Colace side effects are:
Mucus In Stool (6 reports)
Edema Of Feet (5 reports)
Combined With Lexapro (4 reports)
Blurred Visison (3 reports)
Fluid Retention (2 reports)
Not Sleeping (2 reports)
Nausea (1 reports)
Night Sweats (1 reports)
Water Retention (1 reports)

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Colace Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Colace reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Colace on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Colon Cancer, Disease Progression, Dyspepsia, Dyspnoea, Rash, Decreased Appetite
on Feb 08, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 84 years of age, was treated with Colace (docusate Sodium). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: colon cancer, disease progression, dyspepsia, dyspnoea, rash, decreased appetite. Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Revlimid (10 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Po)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Vitamin Tab
  • Bactrim
  • Omeprazole
  • Cipro
  • Celebrex
Patient was hospitalized.

Oedema Peripheral
Patient was taking Colace (docusate Sodium). Patient felt the following Colace side effects: oedema peripheral on Apr 13, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 46 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, . Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Oxycodone Hcl
  • Fentanyl-100
  • Prevacid
  • Senokot
  • Ativan
  • Dexamethasone
  • Restoril
  • Revlimid (25 Mg, Daily For 21 Days, Po)


Subcutaneous Nodule
Adverse event was reported on Jul 18, 2011 by a Female taking Colace (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 130.3 lb, After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: subcutaneous nodule.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Donnatal
  • Zofran (8mg As Required)
  • Humira
  • Lidocaine
  • Actiq
  • Lorazepam


Pain, Malaise
on Mar 16, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 28 years of age, was treated with Colace (docusate Sodium). Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: pain, malaise. Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Confisen
  • Ms Contin
  • Reglan
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate
  • Tasigna (400 Mg, Bid)
Patient was hospitalized.


Femur Fracture, Fracture Displacement, Fracture Nonunion, Fall, Myalgia, Bone Graft, Limb Asymmetry, Muscular Weakness, Neuromyopathy
on Mar 27, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 160.1 lb, was treated with Colace (docusate Sodium). Patient felt the following Colace side effects: femur fracture, fracture displacement, fracture nonunion, fall, myalgia, bone graft, limb asymmetry, muscular weakness, neuromyopathy. Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Effexor
  • Ambien
  • Compazine /00013304/ (prochloperazine Maleate)
  • Niacin Flush Free (inositol Nicotinate)
  • Famotidine
  • Flexeril
  • Fosamax (70 Mg Once Weekly, Oral)
  • Remeron
Patient was hospitalized.

Haemorrhagic Stroke, Cerebral Small Vessel Ischaemic Disease
Patient was taking Colace (docusate Sodium). After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: haemorrhagic stroke, cerebral small vessel ischaemic disease on Mar 09, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Male , 78 years of age, weighting 177.3 lb, . Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Starlix
  • Oxycodone Hcl
  • Provenge (250 Ml, Single, Intravenous)
  • Januvia
  • Aspirin
  • Senna-mint Waf
Patient was hospitalized.

Cystitis, Weight Decreased, Constipation, Vaginal Discharge, Haematochezia, Ear Lobe Infection
Adverse event was reported on Apr 02, 2012 by a Female taking Colace (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CANADA , weighting 146.2 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: cystitis, weight decreased, constipation, vaginal discharge, haematochezia, ear lobe infection.
Associated medications used:

Rash, Pyrexia, Nausea, Glossodynia, Chest Pain, Hot Flush
on Feb 15, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, was treated with Colace. Patient felt the following Colace side effects: rash, pyrexia, nausea, glossodynia, chest pain, hot flush. Colace dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Levothyroxine Sodium
  • Prochlorperazine Maleate
  • Vandetanib
  • Codeine Phosphate And Acetaminophen
  • Oxycodone Hcl


Rectal Haemorrhage, Anorectal Discomfort
on Apr 09, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 68 years of age, weighting 195.0 lb, was treated with Colace. After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: rectal haemorrhage, anorectal discomfort. Colace dosage: N/A.

Economic Problem, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Dizziness, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Angina Unstable, Cerebrovascular Accident, Asthenia, Facet Joint Syndrome, Injury
Patient was taking Colace. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: economic problem, polymyalgia rheumatica, dizziness, tricuspid valve incompetence, angina unstable, cerebrovascular accident, asthenia, facet joint syndrome, injury on Mar 19, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 74 years of age, weighting 226.0 lb, . Colace dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Spironolactone
  • Xanax
  • Coricidin D Srt
  • Furosemide
  • Potassium
  • Tylenol
  • Alprazolam
  • Chloride
Patient was hospitalized.

Contusion, Musculoskeletal Pain, Pneumonia, Serum Ferritin Increased, Insomnia, Bacteraemia, Device Related Infection
Adverse event was reported on Mar 20, 2012 by a Female taking Colace (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 159.8 lb, Patient felt the following Colace side effects: contusion, musculoskeletal pain, pneumonia, serum ferritin increased, insomnia, bacteraemia, device related infection.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Aspirin (Unk)
  • Phenergan Hcl (Unk)
  • Vancomycin Hcl (Unk)
  • Benadryl (Unk)
  • Multi-vitamin (Unk)
  • Soliris (900 Mg, Q2w)
  • Lovenox (100 Mg, Qd)
  • Albuterol (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Arthralgia, Grip Strength Decreased, Contusion, Lip Dry, Gait Disturbance, Bone Pain, Hypoaesthesia, Dyspepsia, Chapped Lips
on Jul 09, 2009 Male from UNITED STATES , 67 years of age, was treated with Colace (docusate Sodium). After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: arthralgia, grip strength decreased, contusion, lip dry, gait disturbance, bone pain, hypoaesthesia, dyspepsia, chapped lips. Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Soma
  • Zocor
  • Afinitor (10 Mg, Qd, Oral)
  • Aspirin
  • Gabapentin
  • Lortab
  • Lisinopril
  • Lantus


Convulsion
on Mar 03, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 143.1 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Colace. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: convulsion. Colace dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Dulcolax (Unk)
  • Furosemide (Unk)
  • Keppra (Unk)
  • Klor-con (Unk)
  • Lovenox (Unk)
  • Zofran (Unk)
  • Milk Of Magnesia Tab (Unk)
  • Synthroid (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Enterococcal Infection, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Device Related Infection, Sinus Tachycardia, Abdominal Distension, Vomiting, Orthostatic Hypotension, Pruritus
Patient was taking Colace (docusate Sodium). Patient felt the following Colace side effects: enterococcal infection, diarrhoea, flatulence, device related infection, sinus tachycardia, abdominal distension, vomiting, orthostatic hypotension, pruritus on Feb 22, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 33 years of age, weighting 159.4 lb, . Colace (docusate Sodium) dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Adcetris (1.8 Mg/kg, Unk, Intravenous)
  • Enoxaparin Sodium
  • Colace (docuaste Sodium)
  • Tenofovir
  • Everolimus (everolimus)
  • Amoxicillin Trihydrate
  • Entecavir (entecavir)
  • Multivitamin (vitamin Nos)
Patient was hospitalized.

Convulsion
Adverse event was reported on Feb 28, 2012 by a Female taking Colace (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 143.1 lb, After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: convulsion.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Prochlorperazine (Unk)
  • Milk Of Magnesia Tab (Unk)
  • Synthroid (Unk)
  • Furosemide (Unk)
  • Lovenox (Unk)
  • Klor-con (Unk)
  • Keppra (Unk)
  • Crizotinib (250 Mg, 2x/day)
Patient was hospitalized.


on Feb 23, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, was treated with Colace. . Colace dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Bactrim
  • Vitamin D
  • Tarceva
  • Decadron
  • Votrient (400mg Per Day)
  • Afinitor
  • Dasatinib
  • Doxycycline


Antinuclear Antibody Positive, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
on Feb 21, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, was treated with Colace. Patient felt the following Colace side effects: antinuclear antibody positive, systemic lupus erythematosus. Colace dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ambien Cr
  • Lamictal (200mg At Night)
  • Nortriptyline Hcl
  • Zoloft
  • Klonopin


Dehydration, Injection Site Pain, Asthenia, Somnolence, Urinary Tract Infection, Musculoskeletal Stiffness, Feeling Abnormal
Patient was taking Colace. After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: dehydration, injection site pain, asthenia, somnolence, urinary tract infection, musculoskeletal stiffness, feeling abnormal on Feb 16, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 145.1 lb, . Colace dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Citracal + D
  • Oxybutynin
  • Prednisone
  • Aspirin
  • Vitamin D
  • Humira
  • Nexium
  • Magnesium
Patient was hospitalized.

Small Intestinal Obstruction, Chest Pain, Nausea, Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Obstruction Gastric
Adverse event was reported on Feb 13, 2012 by a Female taking Colace (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 19 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: small intestinal obstruction, chest pain, nausea, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, obstruction gastric.
Associated medications used:
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Ortho Tri-cyclen (Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Cough, Pericardial Rub, Incision Site Pain, Sneezing, Coronary Artery Disease, Incision Site Complication, Prostatomegaly, Hyperlipidaemia, Essential Hypertension
on Feb 14, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 62 years of age, weighting 237.0 lb, was treated with Colace. Patient felt the following Colace side effects: cough, pericardial rub, incision site pain, sneezing, coronary artery disease, incision site complication, prostatomegaly, hyperlipidaemia, essential hypertension. Colace dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Norco (5-325 Mg As Required)
  • Lisinopril
  • Crestor
  • Metoprolol Succinate
  • Aspirin
  • Uroxatral


Pulmonary Congestion, Rhinorrhoea, Vertigo, Condition Aggravated, Blood Pressure Increased, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Nausea, Dizziness, Dermatitis
on Feb 08, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , 64 years of age, weighting 218.0 lb, was treated with Colace. After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: pulmonary congestion, rhinorrhoea, vertigo, condition aggravated, blood pressure increased, cerebral haemorrhage, nausea, dizziness, dermatitis. Colace dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amiodarone Hcl
  • Prilosec
  • Clonidine
  • Clopidogrel Bisulfate (Unit Dose: 75 Mg)
  • Clopidogrel Bisulfate (Unit Dose: 75 Mg)
  • Aspirin
  • Prevacid
  • Lortab
Patient was hospitalized.

Diarrhoea, Blood Potassium Abnormal, Product Substitution Issue
Patient was taking Colace. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: diarrhoea, blood potassium abnormal, product substitution issue on Jan 30, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 86 years of age, weighting 123.0 lb, . Colace dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Multi-vitamins
  • Atelvia
  • Cozaar
  • Pravastatin
  • Vitamin B6
  • Omeprazole
  • Tramadol Hcl
  • Metolazone
Patient was hospitalized.

Cardiac Failure Congestive, Clostridium Difficile Colitis, Lung Infiltration, Hypothyroidism, Septic Shock, Encephalopathy, Azotaemia, Chills, Pyrexia
Adverse event was reported on Feb 02, 2012 by a Male taking Colace (Dosage: 250 Mg, At Bed Time) . Location: UNITED STATES , weighting 156.1 lb, Patient felt the following Colace side effects: cardiac failure congestive, clostridium difficile colitis, lung infiltration, hypothyroidism, septic shock, encephalopathy, azotaemia, chills, pyrexia.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Synthroid (75 Ug, Daily)
  • Ondansetron Hcl
  • Amlodipine (10 Mg, Unk)
  • Simvastatin
  • Guaifenesin (600 Mg,every 12 H)
  • Sorbitol 50pc Inj
  • Clonidine (0.1 Mg, Bid)
  • Epogen (10, 000 Units Evey 48 Hours)
Patient was hospitalized.

Foetal Exposure During Pregnancy, Tricuspid Valve Incompetence, Right Ventricular Hypertrophy, Hypoglycaemia, Dilatation Atrial, Pulmonary Artery Stenosis, Pericardial Effusion, Cardiomegaly, Respiratory Failure
on Feb 03, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 9.91 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Colace. After Colace was administered, patient encountered several Colace side effects: foetal exposure during pregnancy, tricuspid valve incompetence, right ventricular hypertrophy, hypoglycaemia, dilatation atrial, pulmonary artery stenosis, pericardial effusion, cardiomegaly, respiratory failure. Colace dosage: 100 Mg, 2x/day.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Magnesium (10 Ml, Every 6 Hours When Needed)
  • Ambien (5 Mg, When Needed At Bedtime)
  • Polyethylene Glycol (17 G, Every Day For One Week)
  • Effexor Xr (150 Mg)
  • Effexor Xr (150 Mg, 1x/day)
  • Multi-vitamins (One Tablet, Once Daily)
  • Ketorolac Tromethamine (Unk,)
  • Acetaminophen (650 Mg, Every Four Hours When Needed)
Patient was hospitalized.

Rash
on Apr 06, 2011 Male from UNITED STATES , 74 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Colace. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Colace side effects: rash. Colace dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Aspirin
  • Prednisone Tab
  • Humira
  • Istatol Eye Drops (One Drop In Each Eye Daily)
  • Azilect
  • Acidophilus
  • Fosamax
  • Mirapex (0.75/0.375 Mg)


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Side Effects reported to FDA: 179

Colace safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 18

Reported hospitalizations: 83

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