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Unit Dose Bisacodyl by Cardinal Health

Medically reviewed on Jan 19, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, coated
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 55154-6897

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.

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Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Enteric Coated Tablets

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 or cramps

Stop use and ask a doctor if
have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These may 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.

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 of age

ask a doctor

Other information
store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
avoid excessive humidity

Inactive ingredients

acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac, silica, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate

Questions or comments?

(800) 616-2471

Repackaged by Cardinal Health

Zanesville, OH 43701

L5071915-11015

L5071915-21015

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Bisacodyl 5 mg

Enteric Coated Tablets

10 Tablets

UNIT DOSE BISACODYL 
bisacodyl tablet, coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55154-6897(NDC:0904-6407)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISACODYL (DEACETYLBISACODYL) BISACODYL5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACACIA 
CALCIUM CARBONATE 
CARNAUBA WAX 
STARCH, CORN 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
LACTOSE, UNSPECIFIED FORM 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
METHYLPARABEN 
POLYDEXTROSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate 
POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
PROPYLPARABEN 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM ALGINATE 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM BICARBONATE 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
TRIACETIN 
TRIETHYL CITRATE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize6mm
FlavorImprint Code5
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55154-6897-010 BLISTER PACK in 1 BAG
11 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33403/25/2002
Labeler - Cardinal Health (188557102)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Cardinal Health188557102REPACK(55154-6897)

 
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