Skip to Content

← See all Bisacodyl brands

Bisacodyl by The Kroger Co.

Medically reviewed on January 15, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: The Kroger Co.
NDC Code: 30142-191

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

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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions
  • take with a glass of water
 adults and children 12 years of age 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 between 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, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol (PEG) 400, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

 1-800-632-6900

Principal Display Panel

COMPARE TO the active ingredient of DULCOLAX®*

Laxative Tablets

Bisacodyl, USP 5 mg

STIMULANT LAXATIVE

Gentle, Predictable Overnight Relief From Constipation

ENTERIC COATED TABLETS

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

KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

*Dulcolax® is a registered trademark of Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation, Plainsboro, NJ 08536. Boehringer Ingelheim Corporation is not affiliated with The Kroger Co. or this product.

DISTRIBUTED BY THE KROGER CO., CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202

www.kroger.com

Product Label

Kroger Laxative Tablets

BISACODYL 
bisacodyl tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:30142-191
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 
FERRIC OXIDE RED 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
POVIDONES 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
ALUMINUM OXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint CodeTCL003
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:30142-191-031 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
125 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:30142-191-014 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
225 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33412/30/2013
Labeler - The Kroger Co. (006999528)

 
The Kroger Co.

← See all Bisacodyl brands

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Hide