Home > Drugs A-Z > Gentle Laxative

Gentle Laxative (DOLGENCORP, LLC)

Available Formats

Dosage Form Package Information Links
TABLET 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON (55910-327-62) > 15 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK Label Information

Complete Gentle Laxative Information

  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Bisacodyl USP, 5 mg


  • Purpose

    Stimulant laxative


  • Uses

    • 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.

    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 use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
    • do not chew or crush tablet(s)
    • you may have stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. 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 (1-800-222-1222) 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  
    ask a doctor 


  • Other information

    • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF OUTER PACKAGE IS OPENED OR BLISTER IS TORN OR BROKEN
    • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
    • avoid excessive humidity
    • see end flap for expiration date and lot number

  • Inactive ingredients

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


  • Principal display panel

    Since 1903
    Rexall®

    Gentle
    Laxative
    Bisacodyl USP, 5 mg

    Stimulant Laxative
    Predictable overnight relief
    Comfort coated

    Actual size

    15
    Coated Tablets

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PACKAGE IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN, OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING

    50844           REV0217E32762

    Visit us at: Rexall.com
    or call 1-866-4-REXALL

    MANUFACTURED FOR DOLGENCORP, LLC
    100 MISSION RIDGE
    GOODLETTSVILLE, TN 37072 USA

    Since 1903 Rexall® is a registered trademark of Rexall Sundown, Inc.

    50844     REV0217E32762

    Rexall 44-327

    Rexall 44-327


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    GENTLE LAXATIVE 
    bisacodyl tablet, sugar coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:55910-327
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    BISACODYL (UNII: 10X0709Y6I) (DEACETYLBISACODYL - UNII:R09078E41Y) BISACODYL 5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    ACACIA (UNII: 5C5403N26O)  
    AMMONIA (UNII: 5138Q19F1X)  
    CALCIUM CARBONATE (UNII: H0G9379FGK)  
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE (UNII: XM0M87F357)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    LACTOSE, UNSPECIFIED FORM (UNII: J2B2A4N98G)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)  
    POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SODIUM ALGINATE (UNII: C269C4G2ZQ)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)  
    TRIETHYL CITRATE (UNII: 8Z96QXD6UM)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 6mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 5
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:55910-327-62 1 in 1 CARTON 03/25/2002
    1 15 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 03/25/2002
    Labeler - DOLGENCORP, LLC (068331990)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867894 MANUFACTURE(55910-327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 038154464 PACK(55910-327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 967626305 PACK(55910-327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867837 PACK(55910-327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 868734088 PACK(55910-327)