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Bisacodyl Suppository

Package insert / prescribing information
Dosage form: suppository
Drug class: Laxatives

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Nov 21, 2022.

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Bisacodyl, 10 mg


Stimulant Laxative


  • For relief of occasional constipation
  • This product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour


For rectal use only. May cause abdominal discomfort, faintness, rectal burning, and mild cramps.

Do not use

  • more than one 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
  • if seal under product lid is torn, damaged, or open

Ask a doctor before use

  • if you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persist over a period of two weeks
  • if you are pregnant or nursing a baby

Stop use and ask a doctor

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

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 12 years
Children under 6
One suppository once
1/2 suppository once
Ask a doctor.

  • Detach one suppository from the strip and remove from foil
  • Carefully insert one suppository well into the rectum
  • Do not use more than once per day


  • Store at room temperature: 15°- 30° C (59° - 86° F). Do not exceed 30° C (86° F).
  • Individually sealed for your protection. Do not use if foil is torn or open.


hydrogenated vegetable oil


CVS pharmacy

NDC 50730-1016-0
Compare to the active
ingredient in Dulcolax®

Bisacodyl USP

Gentle Yet Effective

16 Suppositories (10mg each)

Comfort Shaped

Distributed by CVS Pharmacy, Inc. One CVS Drive
Woonsocket, RI 02895 ©CVS/pharmacy 1-800-shop-CVS

This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelhem
Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.

Bisacodyl Suppository
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:50730-1016
Route of Administration RECTAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
bisacodyl (bisacodyl) bisacodyl 10 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
fat, hard
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:50730-1016-0 16 SUPPOSITORY (SUPPOSITORY) in 1 BOX
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph final part334 01/01/2009
Labeler - H and P Industries, Inc. dba Triad Group (050259597)
H and P Industries, Inc. dba Triad Group

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