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Gentle Laxative (WALGREEN CO.)

Available Formats

Dosage Form Package Information Links
TABLET 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON (0363-0327-56) > 25 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK Label Information
TABLET 200 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (0363-0327-06) Label Information
TABLET 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON (0363-0327-12) > 100 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 chew or crush tablet(s)
    • do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk
    • 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
    take 1 tablet in a single
    daily dose
    children under 6 years
    ask a doctor


  • Other information


    • avoid excessive humidity 
    • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
    • use by expiration date on package

  • 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 


  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-426-9391


  • Principal Display Panel


    Walgreens

    NDC 0363-0327-12

    Compare to Dulcolax® active ingredient††

    Gentle Laxative
    BISACODYL USP, 5 mg / STIMULANT LAXATIVE

    OVERNIGHT RELIEF 

    Easy to swallow

    200 COMFORT-COATED
    TABLETS

    Actual Size

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING 


    ††This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.

    DISTRIBUTED BY: WALGREEN CO.
    200 WILMOT RD., DEERFIELD, IL 60015
    100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEED
    walgreens.com ©2018 Walgreen Co.


    50844        ORG021732706

    Walgreens 44-327

    Walgreens 44-327


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    GENTLE LAXATIVE 
    bisacodyl tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0363-0327
    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)  
    HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE (UNII: XM0M87F357)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)  
    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)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    ANHYDROUS LACTOSE (UNII: 3SY5LH9PMK)  
    Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)  
    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:0363-0327-56 1 in 1 CARTON 03/25/2002
    1 25 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:0363-0327-12 4 in 1 CARTON 03/25/2002
    2 25 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    3 NDC:0363-0327-06 200 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product 03/25/2002
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 03/25/2002
    Labeler - Walgreen Company (008965063)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867894 MANUFACTURE(0363-0327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 038154464 PACK(0363-0327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867837 PACK(0363-0327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 967626305 PACK(0363-0327)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 868734088 PACK(0363-0327)