DULCOLAX- bisacodyl suppository 
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Bisacodyl (USP) 10 mg Suppository/Stimulant Laxative

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each suppository)Purpose
Bisacodyl (USP) 10 mg .................................... Stimulant laxative


  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour


For rectal use only

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 it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness, rectal burning and mild 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. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


adults and children 12 years of age and over1 suppository in a single daily dose. Peel open plastic. Insert suppository well into rectum, pointed end first. Retain about 15 to 20 minutes.
children 6 to under 12 years of age1/2 suppository in a single daily dose
children under 6 years of ageask a doctor

Other information

  • store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredient hard fat

Questions? call 1-888-285-9159 (English/Spanish), M – F, 8:30 – 5 EST, or visit www.Dulcolax.com

Distributed by: Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) Consumer Health Care Products Division of BI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Product of Italy. Manufactured in Italy. © 2016, BI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All rights reserved.

Dulcolax® 10 mg Suppository Carton
NDC: 0597-0052-28

bisacodyl suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0597-0052
Route of AdministrationRECTAL
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
FAT, HARD (UNII: 8334LX7S21)  
Product Characteristics
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:0597-0052-164 in 1 CARTON04/01/200210/29/2021
14 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
2NDC:0597-0052-287 in 1 CARTON04/01/200210/29/2021
24 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
3NDC:0597-0052-341 in 1 CARTON04/01/200210/29/2021
34 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
4NDC:0597-0052-382 in 1 CARTON04/01/200210/29/2021
44 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
5NDC:0597-0052-441 in 1 CARTON04/01/200210/29/2021
51 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 finalpart33404/01/200210/29/2021
Labeler - Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (603175944)
Registrant - Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (603175944)

Revised: 10/2021
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.