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C Lax Laxative

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 30, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-120

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each enteric coated tablet)

Bisacodyl USP 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Use
  •  for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)
  •  this product generally produces a bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

Warnings

Do not use

in children under 6 years of age

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

unable to swallow without chewing.

When using this product
  • do not chew or crush tablets
  • do not take this product within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
  • abdominal discomfort, faintness, and cramps may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you need to use more than 1 week
  • rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occurs after use of a laxative. These may be signs of 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
  • each tablet works differently. Adults and children over 12 may need fewer tablets to get the same effect as more tablets of another brand.
  • start with one tablet and take with water. If one tablet does not produce the desired results, then try two or three tablets daily.
  • do not take more than 3 tablets daily
  adults and children 12 years of age and older  take 1 to 3 tablets in a single dose once daily
  children 6 to under 12 years of age  take 1 tablet once daily
  children under 6 years of age  ask a doctor

Other information
  • each tablet contains: calcium 15 mg
  • store between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
  • keep in a dry place

Inactive ingredients

acacia, calcium sulfate anhydrous, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D&C Red # 7 Calcium Lake, hypromellose phthalate, iron oxide, iron oxide Black, iron oxide Yellow, kaolin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol (PEG) 400, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide, and triacetin

Questions or comments?

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Principal Display Panel

C-LAX LAXATIVE

BISACODYL STIMULANT LAXATIVE 5 mg

For gentle, dependable overnight relief

TABLETS 

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.

One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895

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Product Label

CVS C-Lax Laxative Tablets

C LAX LAXATIVE 
bisacodyl tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-120
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISACODYL (DEACETYLBISACODYL) BISACODYL5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACACIA 
CALCIUM SULFATE ANHYDROUS 
CARNAUBA WAX 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STARCH, CORN 
D&C RED NO. 7 
HYPROMELLOSE PHTHALATE (24% PHTHALATE, 55 CST) 
FERRIC OXIDE RED 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
KAOLIN 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
POVIDONE 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
TRIACETIN 
Product Characteristics
ColorPINKScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize11mm
FlavorImprint CodeTCL057
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-120-096 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
115 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33412/30/201312/31/2020
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
CVS Pharmacy

Further information

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