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Gentle Laxative by H E B

Medically reviewed on May 9, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: H E B
NDC Code: 37808-327

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.

HEB 44-327

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces 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 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

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 and overtake 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dose
children 6 to under 12 years of agetake 1 tablet in a single daily dose
children under 6 years of ageask a doctor

Other information
  • store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
  • avoid excessive humidity
  • see end flap for expiration date and lot number

Inactive ingredients

acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac, silica, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate

Questions or comments?

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Compare to Dulcolax® active
ingredient*

NDC 37808-327-15

H-E-B®

GENTLE LAXATIVE

Bisacodyl, 5 mg

Stimulant Laxative

Gentle, Predictable, Overnight Relief

ACTUAL SIZE

50
Comfort Coated

Tablets

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

*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,
owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.           50844        REV0312A32715       1309

MADE WITH PRIDE AND CARE FOR
H-E-B®, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78204

GUARANTEE
We believe the high quality of this H-E-B®
product makes it an outstanding value. We hope
you’ll agree. If not, we’ll cheerfully refund your
money. Thanks for shopping with us.

HEB 44-327

GENTLE LAXATIVE 
bisacodyl tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37808-327
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISACODYL (DEACETYLBISACODYL) BISACODYL5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACACIA 
AMMONIA 
CALCIUM CARBONATE 
CARNAUBA WAX 
STARCH, CORN 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
HYPROMELLOSES 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
LACTOSE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
METHYLPARABEN 
POLYDEXTROSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POVIDONE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
PROPYLPARABEN 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM ALGINATE 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM BICARBONATE 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
TRIACETIN 
TRIETHYL CITRATE 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint Code5
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37808-327-152 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
125 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33403/25/2002
Labeler - H E B (007924756)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(37808-327)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(37808-327)

 
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