Label: LAXATIVE- bisacodyl tablet, sugar coated

  • NDC Code(s): 55319-327-15, 55319-327-56
  • Packager: Family Dollar Services Inc
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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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 (1-800-222-1222) 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

    • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN
    • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
    • avoid excessive humidity
    • see end flap for expiration date and lot number
  • 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?

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  • Principal Display Panel

    FAMILY
    wellness™

    COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT IN
    DULCOLAX® LAXATIVE TABLETS*

    NDC 55319-327-56

    Laxative

    Bisacodyl USP, 5 mg, Stimulant Laxative

    Gentle, dependable
    constipation relief

    Actual Size

    50 COMFORT COATED
    TABLETS

    OTC
    network

    100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
    OR YOUR MONEY BACK

    NDC 55319-327-15

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

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed by Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GMBH, owner of the registered
    trademark Dulcolax® Laxative Tablets.                         50844             REV0119A32715

    DISTRIBUTED BY: MIDWOOD BRANDS, LLC
    500 VOLVO PARKWAY, CHESAPEAKE, VA 23320

    NOT 100% SATISFIED?
    Return package and unused product within 30 days to any
    Family Dollar store for a refund (with receipt) or exchange

    Family Wellness 44-327

    Family Wellness 44-327

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    LAXATIVE 
    bisacodyl tablet, sugar coated
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55319-327
    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)  
    AMMONIA (UNII: 5138Q19F1X)  
    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)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorORANGEScoreno score
    ShapeROUNDSize6mm
    FlavorImprint Code 5
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:55319-327-561 in 1 CARTON03/25/2002
    125 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2NDC:55319-327-152 in 1 CARTON03/25/2002
    225 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 FINALpart33403/25/2002
    Labeler - Family Dollar Services Inc (024472631)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(55319-327)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(55319-327)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.832867837PACK(55319-327)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.868734088PACK(55319-327)
    Establishment
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(55319-327)