Label: BISACODYL 5MG tablet, coated

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL

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Drug Label Information

Updated March 26, 2019

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  • Active Ingredient (in each tablet)

    Bisacodyl USP 5mg

  • Purpose

    Stimulant Laxative

  • Uses

    • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • this product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • if you are unable to swallow without chewing
    • within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • abdominal pain
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

    When using this product

    • do not chew or crush tablets
    • abdominal discomfort, faintness, and cramps may occur

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you need to use more than 1 week
    • rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative.

    These may be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a doctor or Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.

  • Directions

    • take with water 

    Adults and children 12 years of age and older: take 1 to 3 tablets in a single dose, once daily

    Children 6 to 12 years of age: take 1 tablet once a day

    Children under 6 years of age: consult a doctor

  • Other information

    • store between 68º to 77ºF (20º to 25ºC)
    • do not use blister unit is broken or torn
  • Inactive ingredients

    acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, colloidal anhydrous silica, corn starch, D&C red #27 aluminum lake, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow # 6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polyvinyl acetate pthalate, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, propylparaben, propylene glycol, povidone, shellac glaze, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate

  • Principal Display Panel

    Bisacodyl 5mg Pink

    Bisacodyl 5mg Pink


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BISACODYL 5MG 
    bisacodyl 5mg tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:69168-398
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    BISACODYL (UNII: 10X0709Y6I) (DEACETYLBISACODYL - UNII:R09078E41Y) BISACODYL5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    ACACIA (UNII: 5C5403N26O)  
    CALCIUM CARBONATE (UNII: H0G9379FGK)  
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    D&C RED NO. 27 (UNII: 2LRS185U6K)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2--ALUMINUM LAKE (UNII: 4AQJ3LG584)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 1000 (UNII: U076Q6Q621)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    SODIUM ALGINATE (UNII: C269C4G2ZQ)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)  
    TRIETHYL CITRATE (UNII: 8Z96QXD6UM)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorPINKScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize5mm
    FlavorImprint Code
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:69168-398-921 in 1 CARTON12/23/2014
    125 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33412/23/2014
    Labeler - Allegiant Health (079501930)