Bisacodyl helps support the normal operation of your bowels and colon and additionally increases the movement of the intestines, to help loosen your stool. You might compare this product's active ingredients to those in Dulcolax®*
Discover thorough overnight relief for gentle, normal bowel movement. Please call your doctor if medication is still ineffective after 12 hours.
Dosage and Directions: Swallow this medication whole. Do not crush, chew or break the tablet. Also do NOT take any milk, antacids, or milk products within 1 hour of your Bisacodyl dose.
|Active Ingredient (in each tablet)||Purpose|
Bisacodyl 5 mg
- relieves occasional constipation and irregularity
- This product usually causes bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours
Warnings: Do not chew tablets, give to children under 6 years, or to persons who cannot swallow without chewing|
When using this product|
- do not chew or crush tablet
- do not take within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
- you may have stomach discomfort, faintness or cramps
Ask a doctor before use if you have|
- stomach pain
- sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks
Stop use and ask a doctor if you|
- have rectal bleeding
- fail to have a bowel movement within 12 hours. These could be signs of a serious condition.
- need to use a laxative for more than one week
adults and children 12 years and older
|take 1 to 3 tablets (usually 2) daily, or as directed by a doctor|
children 6 to under 12 years
|take 1 tablet daily, or as directed by a doctor|
children under 6 years
|ask a doctor|
Inactive Ingredients: acacia, beeswax, calcium sulfate, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 lake, FD&C yellow #6 lake, gelatin, iron oxide black ink, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pharmaceutical glaze, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide
*This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.
Made in USA in an FDA Registered Facility using Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.