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Stimulant Laxative Enteric Coated

Medically reviewed on January 1, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: Preferred Plus (Kinray)
NDC Code: 61715-038

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 USP 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Use
  • 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)
  • it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps
  • do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

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 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 controlled room temperature 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 (iron oxide ochre), magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol (PEG) 400, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, and titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

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Compare to the Active Ingredient in Dulcolax®†

Stimulant LAXATIVE

Bisacodyl, USP, 5 mg per tablet

For dependable relief of occasional constipation

Enteric Coated Tablets

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

Distributed by: Kinray, Inc.

152-35 Tenth Avenue

Whitestone, NY  11357

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

Package Label

 

Preffered Plus Stimulant Laxative Tablets

STIMULANT LAXATIVE  ENTERIC COATED
bisacodyl tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:61715-038
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 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
POVIDONES 
FERRIC OXIDE RED 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
SUCROSE 
ALUMINUM OXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint CodeTCL003
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:61715-038-51100 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33407/13/2010
Labeler - Preferred Plus (Kinray) (012574513)

 
Preferred Plus (Kinray)

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