Label: BISACODY ENTERIC COATED- bisacodyl tablet, coated

  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated July 1, 2020

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  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

     Bisacodyl USP 5 mg

  • Purpose

     Stimulant laxative

  • Use

    • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
    • this product generally produces a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours
  • Warnings

    Do not use

    if you cannot swallow without chewing.

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • stomach pain, nausea or vomiting
    • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

    When using this product

    • do not chew or crush tablet(s)
    • do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
    • it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
    • you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

     ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    take with a glass of water

     adults and children 12 years of age and over   take 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dose 
     children 6 to under 12 years of age take 1 tablet in a single daily dose
     children under 6 years of age ask a doctor
  • Other information

    • store between 20-25ºC (68-77ºF)

  • Inactive ingredients

    acacia, anhydrous calcium sulfate, anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, gelatin, iron oxide, iron oxide black, iron oxide yellow, magnesium stearate,  microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide

  • Questions or comments?

    Call  1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredient in Dulcolax® Laxative

    LAXATIVE

    Bisacodyl | 5 mg

    Stimulant laxative

    Gentle, Predictable, Overnight Relief

    ENTERIC COATED

    Tablets

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING.

    KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc., distributor of Dulcolax® Laxative.

    DIST. BY MEIJER DISTRIBUTION, INC.

    GRAND RAPID, MI 49544

    www.meijer.com

  • Product Label

    Bisacodyl USP 5 mg

    MEIJER Laxative

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BISACODY  ENTERIC COATED
    bisacodyl tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:41250-191
    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 SULFATE ANHYDROUS (UNII: E934B3V59H)  
    ANHYDROUS LACTOSE (UNII: 3SY5LH9PMK)  
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    FERRIC OXIDE RED (UNII: 1K09F3G675)  
    FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW (UNII: EX438O2MRT)  
    FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE (UNII: XM0M87F357)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)  
    ALUMINUM OXIDE (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize6mm
    FlavorImprint Code TCL003
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:41250-191-2525 in 1 CARTON05/31/2016
    11 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 FINALpart33405/31/2016
    Labeler - MEIJER, INC. (006959555)