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BISACODYL by Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

Medically reviewed on December 26, 2017

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: BISACODYL 10mg
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
NDC Code: 57896-444

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gc bis suppositories

Active Ingredients (in each suppository)

Bisacodyl USP, 10 mg


Stimulant Laxative

  • relieves occasional constipation
  • this product generally produces a bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour


For rectal use only.

Do not use
  • when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present

Ask a doctor before use if you have

a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over a period of 2 weeks

When using this product

you may experience

  • rectal burning
  • mild cramps
  • abdominal discomfort
  • faintness

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • rectal bleeding occurs
  • you fail to have a bowel movement after using a laxative. These may be signs of a serious condition.
  • you need to use a laxative for more than one week

If pregnant or breast-feeding

ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • tear off one suppository from the strip
  • tear and peel the wrapper in a downward motion
  • continue tearing downward to almost the full length of the suppository (see illustration at the right)
  • gently remove the suppository from the wrapper
  • lie on your side and push suppository, with pointed end first, high into the rectum so it will not slip out
  • retain it for 15 to 20 minutes
  • do not exceed recommended dose
  • if suppository seems soft, place in refrigerator for a short time before use

adults and children 12 years of age and over

1 suppository once daily
children under 12 yearsAsk a doctor

Other information

store at temperatures below 30° C (86° F)

Inactive ingredient

hydrogenated vegetable oil

BISACODYL Laxative Suppository Label

bisacodyl suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-444
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-444-122 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
2NDC:57896-444-014 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/01/2005
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp611196254repack(57896-444)

Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

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