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Bisacodyl Enteric Coated by Major Pharmaceuticals

Medically reviewed on July 20, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: Major Pharmaceuticals
NDC Code: 0904-7927

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Bisacodyl Enteric Coated Tablet

Active ingredient(s)

 Bisacodyl 5mg

Purpose

 Stimulant laxative

Use(s)

 -relieves occasional constipation and irregularity

 -this product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

Warnings

Do not use

 Do not use if you cannot swallow without chewing

Ask a doctor before use if

 -you have a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks

-stomach pain, nausea or vomiting

When using this product

 -do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

-do not chew or crush tablet(s)

-you may have stomach discomfort, faintness or 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

Pregnancy/Breastfeeding

 ask a health professions before use.

Keep out of reach of children

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 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 at 25 degrees C (77 degrees F) excursions permitted between 15 degrees-30 degrees C (59 degrees-86 degrees F)

-use by expiration date on package

-protect from excessive humidity

Storage

Inactive ingredients

acacia, bees wax, calcium sulfate, carnauba wax, cellulose, corn starch, D&C Yellow No. 10 lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 lake, gelatin, lactose, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical glaze, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, silica gel, sodium starch glycolate, stearinc acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide.

Questions

 To Report Adverse Drug Event call: (800) 616-2471

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 Bisacodyl Enteric Coated Tabs, USP 5mg

BISACODYL  ENTERIC COATED
bisacodyl tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0904-7927
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 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
AMMONIUM NONOXYNOL-4 SULFATE 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint Code5
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0904-7927-1725 TABLET, COATED (25 TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:0904-7927-60100 TABLET, COATED (100 TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:0904-7927-61100 TABLET, COATED (100 TABLET) in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE
4NDC:0904-7927-801000 TABLET, COATED (1000 TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33410/24/2008
Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)

 
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