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Bisacodyl by Cardinal Health

Medically reviewed on January 11, 2018

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: BISACODYL 10mg
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 55154-6704

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Perrigo Bisacodyl Suppositories, USP Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each suppository)

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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When using this product

it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness, rectal burning and mild cramps

This package is intended for institutional use only.

Do not use if printed suppository wrapper is missing or damaged. Each suppository is individually wrapped.

When public and private health plans provide coverage for OTC pharmaceuticals, consumers get relief and drug formularies can cut costs. At Perrigo, we call it ORx

If your doctor writes a prescription for this product, it may be covered by

FSA or HSA Accounts

Private Health Plans


Stop use and ask a doctor if
you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative because this may indicate 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. (1-800-222-1222)


adults and children 12 years of age and over

1 suppository in a single daily dose. Pull apart foil. Insert suppository well into rectum, pointed end first. Retain about 15 to 20 minutes.

children 6 to under 12 years of age

½ suppository in a single daily dose

children under 6 years of age

ask a doctor

Other information
store at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Inactive ingredients

hydrogenated vegetable oil

Questions or comments?


Manufactured By


Minneapolis, MN 55427

Repackaged by Cardinal Health

Zanesville, OH 43701



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Bisacodyl Suppositories, USP

10 mg

Stimulant Laxative

10 Suppositories

bisacodyl suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-6704(NDC:0574-7050)
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55154-6704-010 BLISTER PACK in 1 BAG
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33406/02/2011
Labeler - Cardinal Health (188557102)
Cardinal Health188557102REPACK(55154-6704)

Cardinal Health

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