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CVS Gentle Laxative by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: BISACODYL 10mg in 2000mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-107

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Active Ingredient (in each Suppository)


Bisacodyl USP, 10 mg.................................Stimulant Laxative


Uses - For relief of occasional constipation and irregularity

-This product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour


For rectal use only.

Do not use

Do not use - more than once per day - for a period of longer than one week unless directed by a doctor - laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have - noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of two weeks

When using this product

When using this product - May cause abdominal discomfort, faintness, rectal burning, and mild cramps

Stop use and ask a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or fail to have bowel movement after using a laxative.  This may indicate a serious condition

If pregnant or breast-feeding

If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Keep out of reach of children

Keep out of reach of children.  If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


Adults and children 12 years of age and older              Children 6 to under 12 years                 Children under 6

One suppository once daily                                         1/2 suppository once daily                    Ask doctor.

-Detach one suppository from the strip and remove from foil - Carefully insert one suppositry well into the rectum

-Do not use more than once per day

Other information

Other information - Store at room temperature: 15o - 30oC (59o - 86oF). Do not exceed 30oC (86oF) - Individually sealed for your protection.  Do not use if foil is torn or open

Inactive ingredient

Inactive ingredient  Hydrogenated vegetable oil


Stimulant Laxative

Product Label

bisacodyl suppository suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-107
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
PALM KERNEL OIL1990 mg  in 2000 mg
Product Characteristics
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-107-092 BLISTER PACK in 1 PACKAGE
1NDC:59779-107-0840 mg in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33409/18/2014
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Unipack, Inc.009248480manufacture(59779-107)

Revised: 09/2014
CVS Pharmacy

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