Label: BISACODYL ENTERIC COATED- bisacodyl tablet, coated

  • NDC Code(s): 0904-7927-17, 0904-7927-60, 0904-7927-61, 0904-7927-80
  • 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 October 1, 2019

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  • Active ingredient(s)

     Bisacodyl 5mg

  • Purpose

     Stimulant laxative

  • Use(s)

     -relieves occasional constipation and irregularity

     -this product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

  • Warnings

    Do not use

     Do not use if you cannot swallow without chewing

    Ask a doctor before use if

     -you have a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

    -stomach pain, nausea or vomiting

    When using this product

     -do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

    -do not chew or crush tablet(s)

    -you may have stomach discomfort, faintness or 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

    Pregnancy/Breastfeeding

     ask a health professions before use.

    Keep out of reach of children

    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 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 at 25 degrees C (77 degrees F) excursions permitted between 15 degrees-30 degrees C (59 degrees-86 degrees F)

    -use by expiration date on package

    -protect from excessive humidity

  • Storage

  • Inactive ingredients

    acacia, bees wax, calcium sulfate, carnauba wax, cellulose, corn starch, D&C Yellow No. 10 lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 lake, gelatin, lactose, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical glaze, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, silica gel, sodium starch glycolate, stearinc acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide.

  • Questions

     To Report Adverse Drug Event call: (800) 616-2471

  • Principal Display Panel

     Bisacodyl Enteric Coated Tabs, USP 5mg

    Bisacodyl 5 mg EC Tabs
  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    BISACODYL  ENTERIC COATED
    bisacodyl tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0904-7927
    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, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    AMMONIUM NONOXYNOL-4 SULFATE (UNII: 9HIA70O4J0)  
    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)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize6mm
    FlavorImprint Code 5
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:0904-7927-1725 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product10/24/200807/31/2020
    2NDC:0904-7927-60100 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product10/24/200805/31/2021
    3NDC:0904-7927-61100 in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product10/24/200802/28/2018
    4NDC:0904-7927-801000 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product10/24/200805/31/2021
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC monograph not finalpart33410/24/200805/31/2021
    Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)