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Medically reviewed on January 8, 2018

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: BISACODYL 0.01g in 2g
Labeler: Geritrex LLC
NDC Code: 54162-006

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Bisacodyl Suppositories

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each suppository) Purpose

Bisacodyl USP 10 mg ................................ Stimulant laxative


relieves occasional constipation.

this product generally produces a bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour.


tear off one suppository from the strip.
tear and peel the wrapper in 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 and over 1 suppository once daily.
Children under 12 years Ask a doctor.

Adults and children 12 years and over 1 suppository once daily.
Children under 12 years Ask a doctor.


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 you have rectal bleeding. you fill 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.


hydrogenated vegetable oil


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


If swallowed, get medical help or contact a poison control center right away.

bisacodyl suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:54162-006
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:54162-006-012 g in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33407/31/2015
Labeler - Geritrex LLC (112796248)

Geritrex LLC

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