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stimulant laxative enteric coated

Medically reviewed on Dec 4, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: BISACODYL 5mg
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
NDC Code: 57896-440

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Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant Laxative

Uses
  • relieves 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
  • within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts longer than 2 weeks

When using this product

  • abdominal discomfort, faintness, or cramps may occur

Stop use and ask a doctor

  • if you have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement within 12 hours after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • if you need a laxative for more than one 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
  • do not take more than directed
  • swallow whole, do not chew or crush
  • take recommended dose in a single daily dose
  • take with a glass of water
  • adults and children 12 years and older: take 1-3 (usually 2) tablets daily
  • children 12 and under: ask a doctor

Other information
  • each tablet contains: magnesium 5 mg
  • store at room temperature
  • avoid excessive humidity
  • Tamper Evident: Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is missing or broken
  • package not child resistant

Inactive ingredients

acacia, calcium sulfate, cellulose, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 lake, FD&C yellow #6 lake, gelatin, iron oxide, lactose, magnesium
stearate, PEG, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, silica, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide, wax.

Package Label

HEALTH STAR

THE SENSIBLE CHOICE FOR PRICE AND HEALTH
NDC 57896-440-01

enteric coated

Bisacodyl

Stimulant laxative
100 Tablets
5 mg each

Compare to the
active ingredient in
Dulcolax® Laxative Tablets*

STIMULANT LAXATIVE ENTERIC COATED 
bisacodyl tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-440
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
BISACODYL (DEACETYLBISACODYL) BISACODYL5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CALCIUM SULFATE ANHYDROUS 
FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
ACACIA 
CARNAUBA WAX 
STARCH, CORN 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 
POLYVINYL ACETATE PHTHALATE 
POVIDONES 
SHELLAC 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
GELATIN 
Product Characteristics
ColororangeScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize5mm
FlavorImprint CodeTCL003
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-440-01100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:57896-440-101000 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33403/01/2017
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)

 
Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

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