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Laxative (McKesson)

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Complete Laxative Information

  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Bisacodyl 5 mg


  • Purpose

    Stimulant laxative


  • Uses

    • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
    • this product generally produces a 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
    • it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and cramps

    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 of age 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 of age
     ask a doctor


  • Other information

    • store between 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF)

  • Inactive ingredients

    acacia, anhydrous calcium sulfate, anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, gelatin, iron oxide, iron oxide black, iron oxide yellow, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol (PEG) 400, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, shellac, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide


  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST


  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to Dulcolax® active ingredient*

    Laxative

    Bisacodyl 5 mg

    Gentle, predictable overnight relief

    Enteric coated tablets

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., distributor of Dulcolax® Laxative.

    Distributed by McKesson

    One Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94104

    www.healthmart.com/healthmartbrand

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

    KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.


  • Package Label

    Bisacodyl 5 mg

    Health Mart Laxative Tablet


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    LAXATIVE 
    bisacodyl tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:62011-0159
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    BISACODYL (UNII: 10X0709Y6I) (BISACODYL - UNII:10X0709Y6I) BISACODYL 5 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    ACACIA (UNII: 5C5403N26O)  
    CALCIUM SULFATE ANHYDROUS (UNII: E934B3V59H)  
    ANHYDROUS LACTOSE (UNII: 3SY5LH9PMK)  
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    FERRIC OXIDE RED (UNII: 1K09F3G675)  
    FERRIC OXIDE YELLOW (UNII: EX438O2MRT)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 400 (UNII: B697894SGQ)  
    Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)  
    POVIDONES (UNII: FZ989GH94E)  
    SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A CORN (UNII: AG9B65PV6B)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE, YELLOW Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 6mm
    Flavor Imprint Code TCL003
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:62011-0159-1 1 in 1 BOX
    1 25 in 1 BLISTER PACK
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 06/27/2012
    Labeler - McKesson (Health Mart) (177667227)