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Dulcolax

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

  • Description
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Indications & Usage
  • Contraindications
  • Warnings
  • Precautions
  • Side Effects
  • Overdosage
  • Dosage & Administration
  • How Supplied
  • Patient Counseling Information
  • Supplemental Patient Material
  • Boxed Warning
  • Patient Package Insert



FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION

Active ingredient

Drug Facts  
Active ingredient (in each tablet) Purpose
Bisacodyl USP 5 mg ................................................................................. Stimulant laxative

Purpose

Use

  • for temporary relief of 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

Uses

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)
  • it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps
  • do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk

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. 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 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dose
children 6 to under 12 years of age 1 tablet in a single daily dose
children under 6 years of age ask a doctor

Other information

  • store at controlled room temperature 15°-30°C (59°- 86°F)
  • avoid excessive humidity

acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, corn starch, D&C Red # 27 aluminum lake, FD&C Blue # 2 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

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Dulcolax For Women
Bisacodyl 5mg
NDC: 0597-0150-26

Dulcolax

bisacodyl TABLET, COATED

Product Information

Product Type Human otc drug label Item Code (Source) NDC:0597-0150
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
Bisacodyl Bisacodyl 5 mg

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Strength
ACACIA
AMMONIA
CALCIUM CARBONATE
carnauba wax
STARCH, CORN
D&C RED NO. 27
ALUMINUM OXIDE
FD&C BLUE NO. 2
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6
HYPROMELLOSES
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE
LACTOSE
MAGNESIUM STEARATE
METHYLPARABEN
POLYDEXTROSE
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS
POLYVINYL ACETATE PHTHALATE
povidone
propylene glycol
PROPYLPARABEN
SHELLAC
SILICON DIOXIDE
SODIUM ALGINATE
SODIUM BENZOATE
SODIUM BICARBONATE
STEARIC ACID
SUCROSE
talc
titanium dioxide
triacetin
TRIETHYL CITRATE

Product Characteristics

Color Size Imprint Code Shape
PINK 6 mm DW ROUND

Packaging

# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 25 in 1 BLISTER PACK
2 NDC:0597-0150-26 1 in 1 CARTON

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
part part334 2012-02-23


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