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Laxative by McKesson (Health Mart)

Medically reviewed on May 28, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: McKesson (Health Mart)
NDC Code: 62011-0159

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.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Uses
  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces a 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
  • it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. 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 right away.

Directions
  • take with a glass of water

 adults and children 12 years of age 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 between 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)

Inactive ingredients

acacia, anhydrous calcium sulfate, anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, gelatin, iron oxide, iron oxide black, iron oxide yellow, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol (PEG) 400, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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Compare to Dulcolax® active ingredient*

Laxative

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Gentle, predictable overnight relief

Enteric coated tablets

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., distributor of Dulcolax® Laxative.

Distributed by McKesson

One Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

www.healthmart.com/healthmartbrand

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

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

Package Label

Health Mart Laxative Tablet

LAXATIVE 
bisacodyl tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:62011-0159
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISACODYL (BISACODYL) BISACODYL5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACACIA 
CALCIUM SULFATE ANHYDROUS 
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE 
CARNAUBA WAX 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STARCH, CORN 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
GELATIN 
FERRIC OXIDE RED 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
POVIDONES 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGE, YELLOWScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint CodeTCL003
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:62011-0159-11 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX
125 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33406/27/2012
Labeler - McKesson (Health Mart) (177667227)

 
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