Label: BISACODYL tablet, coated

  • NDC Code(s): 0904-6748-17, 0904-6748-60, 0904-6748-80
  • Packager: Major Pharmaceuticals
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated August 3, 2021

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  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Bisacodyl USP, 5 mg

  • Purpose

    Stimulant laxative

  • Uses

    • for relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
    • this product generally produces 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
    • you may have stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. 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 and overtake 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dose
    children 6 to under 12 yearstake 1 tablet in a single daily dose
    children under 6 yearsask a doctor

  • Other information

    • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
    • avoid excessive humidity
    • use by expiration date on package
  • Inactive ingredients

    acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, colloidal anhydrous silica, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac glaze, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate

  • Questions or comments?

    (800)-616-2471

  • Principal display panel

    NDC 0904-6748-60

    Compare to the active
    ingredient in Dulcolax®
    Laxative Tablets*

    Major®

    Bisacodyl USP
    5 mg

    Stimulant Laxative

    Gentle, Dependable 
    Constipation Relief

    Actual Size

    100 TABLETS
    Comfort Coated Tablets

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF
    IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER
    CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed by Sanofi-Aventis
    Deutschland GMBH, owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®
    Laxative Tablets.       50844         REV0119B32712

    Distributed by
    MAJOR® PHARMACEUTICALS
    17177 N Laurel Park Drive, Suite 233
    Livonia, MI 48152  

    M-17   Rev. 06/21   Re-order No. 700928

    Major 44-327

    Major 44-327

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BISACODYL 
    bisacodyl tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0904-6748
    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 YELLOW NO. 10 ALUMINUM LAKE (UNII: CQ3XH3DET6)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE (UNII: XM0M87F357)  
    ANHYDROUS LACTOSE (UNII: 3SY5LH9PMK)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)  
    POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    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)  
    AMMONIA (UNII: 5138Q19F1X)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColororangeScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize6mm
    FlavorImprint Code 5
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0904-6748-171 in 1 CARTON12/01/2018
    125 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:0904-6748-60100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product12/01/2018
    3NDC:0904-6748-801000 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product12/01/2018
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33412/01/2018
    Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)
    Establishment
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    LNK International, Inc.832867894manufacture(0904-6748)
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