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Dulcolax by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Dosage form: suppository
Ingredients: bisacodyl 10mg
Labeler: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NDC Code: 0597-0162

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Bisacodyl (USP) 10 mg Suppository/Stimulant Laxative
Medicated Laxative Suppository
with DulcoGlideApplicators

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each suppository)Purpose
Bisacodyl (USP) 10 mgStimulant laxative


  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour


For rectal use only

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 it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness, rectal burning and mild 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. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


adults and children 12 years of age and over1 suppository in a single daily dose. See consumer leaflet for proper, safe use of the applicator.
children 6 to under 12 years of ageAsk a doctor. Applicator not for use in children under 12 years of age.
children under 6 years of age

Other information

  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredient hard fat

Questions? call 1-888-285-9159 (English/Spanish), M – F, 8:30 – 5 EST, or visit

Distributed by: Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) Consumer Health Care Products Division of BI Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Ridgefield, CT 06877. Product of Italy. Manufactured in Italy. © 2015, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. All rights reserved.

Carton - Dulcolax Suppositories with DulcoGlide Applicators

bisacodyl suppository
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0597-0162
Route of AdministrationRECTALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
bisacodyl (bisacodyl) bisacodyl10 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
FlavorImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0597-0162-031 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33408/05/2013
Labeler - Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (603175944)
Registrant - Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (603175944)

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Medically reviewed on Apr 30, 2018

Further information

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