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Questions & Answers

Side Effects & Adverse Reactions

Warnings

For rectal use only

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 it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness, rectal burning and mild 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. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

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

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

Legal Issues

There is currently no legal information available for this drug.

FDA Safety Alerts

There are currently no FDA safety alerts available for this drug.

Manufacturer Warnings

There is currently no manufacturer warning information available for this drug.

FDA Labeling Changes

There are currently no FDA labeling changes available for this drug.

Uses

Use

  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour

History

There is currently no drug history available for this drug.

Other Information

Active ingredient (in each suppository)

Bisacodyl USP 10mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Use
  • for temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 15 minutes to 1 hour
Warnings

For rectal use only

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 it may cause stomach discomfort, faintness, rectal burning and mild 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. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
adults and children 12 years of age and over1 suppository in a single daily dose. See consumer leaflet for proper, safe use of the applicator.
children 6 to under 12 years of ageAsk a doctor. Applicator not for use in children under 12 years of age.
children under 6 years of age
Other information
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)

Inactive ingredients hard fat

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Dulcolax Manufacturers


  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.
    Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) Suppository [Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.]
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) Tablet, Coated [Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) Suppository [Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]
  • Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) Suppository [Physicians Total Care, Inc.]
  • Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) Tablet, Coated [Physicians Total Care, Inc.]
  • Mechanical Servants, Inc.
    Dulcolax (Bisacodyl) Tablet, Coated [Mechanical Servants, Inc.]
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Dulcolax (Docusate Sodium) Gel [Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.]

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