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stimulant laxative enteric coated

Medically reviewed on Dec 4, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
NDC Code: 57896-441

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Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant Laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation and irregularity
  • generally produces a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

Warnings

Do not use

• for more than one week unless directed by a doctor

• if you cannot swallow without chewing

• within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

Ask a doctor before use if you have

• abdominal pain

• nausea

• vomiting

• a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts longer than 2 weeks

When using this product • abdominal discomfort, faintness, or cramps may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor

• if you have no bowel movement within 12 hours

• if you have rectal bleeding

• these could be signs of a serious condition

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

• do not take more than directed
• swallow whole, do not chew or crush
• take recommended dose in a single daily dose
• take with water
• adults and children 12 years and older: take 1-3 (usually 2) tablets daily
• children 12 and under: ask a doctor

Other information

• store at room temperature
• avoid excessive humidity
• Tamper Evident: Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is missing or broken
• package not child resistant
• for institutional use only

Inactive ingredients

Acacia, Ammonium Hydroxide, Calcium Carbonate, Corn Starch, D and C Yellow NO. 10 Lake, FD and C Yellow NO. 6 Lake, Hypromellose, Iron Oxide Black, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Methylparaben, PEG, Polydextrose, Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate, Propylparaben, Propylene Glycol, Povidone, Shellac, Simethicone, Silica, Sodium Alginate, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Stearic Acid, Sucrose, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Triacetin, Triethyl Citrate, Wax. May also contain: Calcium Sulfate, Gelatin, Sodium Starch Glycolate.

Package Label

GERICARE
NDC 57896-441-01
Bisacodyl
Stimulant laxative
enteric coated
100 Tablets
5 mg each

STIMULANT LAXATIVE ENTERIC COATED 
bisacodyl tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-441
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 MONOHYDRATE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
METHYLPARABEN 
POLYDEXTROSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYVINYL ACETATE PHTHALATE 
PROPYLPARABEN 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
POVIDONES 
SHELLAC 
DIMETHICONE 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
SODIUM ALGINATE 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM BICARBONATE 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
TRIACETIN 
TRIETHYL CITRATE 
Product Characteristics
ColororangeScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint Code5
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-441-01100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:57896-441-101000 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:57896-441-251 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
325 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/01/2000
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)

 
Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

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