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Gentle Laxative by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: tablet, sugar coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-327

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CVS 44-327

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl USP, 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 chew or crush tablet(s)
  • do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
  • you may have stomach discomfort, faintness and 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 (1-800-222-1222) 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
 ask a doctor

Other information
  • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN
  •  store at 25ºC (77ºF); 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, colloidal anhydrous silica, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac glaze, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate

Questions or comments?

1-800-426-9391

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Compare to the active ingredient
in Dulcolax®*

Gentle
Laxative
BISACODYL USP 5 mg

Stimulant Laxative

• Gentle yet effective

50 TABLETS
(Enteric Coated)

Actual Size

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PACKAGE 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      ORG021732715

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CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
One CVS Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895
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CVS 44-327


GENTLE LAXATIVE 
bisacodyl tablet, sugar coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-327
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 
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
METHYLPARABEN 
POLYDEXTROSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
POVIDONE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
PROPYLPARABEN 
SHELLAC 
DIMETHICONE 
SODIUM ALGINATE 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM BICARBONATE 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
TRIACETIN 
TRIETHYL CITRATE 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint Code5
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-327-031 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
110 TABLET, SUGAR COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:59779-327-152 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
225 TABLET, SUGAR COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:59779-327-561 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
325 TABLET, SUGAR COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
4NDC:59779-327-337 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
425 TABLET, SUGAR COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33403/25/2002
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(59779-327)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(59779-327)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867837PACK(59779-327)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.967626305PACK(59779-327)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.868734088PACK(59779-327)

 
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Medically reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

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