Bisacodyl Oral Tablet, Gastro-Resistant 5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Bisacodyl: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant (5mg)

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Rugby Laboratories a Division of The Harvard Drug Group, LLC
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Dacodyl 5mg DR Tab
Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Major Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Bisacodyl 5mg EC Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
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What is this Medicine?

BISACODYL (bis a KOE dill) is a laxative. This medicine is used to relieve constipation. It may also be used to empty and prepare the bowel for surgery or examination.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Bisacodyl: Oral tablet, gastro-resistant(5mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Bisacodyl 5mg Enteric Coated Tablet

NDC: 009046407
  • Over the Counter
    (Prescription Not Required)
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)




Labeled but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Constipation, Bowel Preparation

Storage Information
Avoid excessive humidity
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Bisacodyl 5mg Enteric Coated Tablet
Daily Life Interactions for Bisacodyl 5mg Enteric Coated Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Milk Containing Products and Bisacodyl 5mg Enteric Coated Tablet(Bisacodyl)
Milk Containing Products and Bisacodyl(Bisacodyl)
The use of Bisacodyl with milk or milk-food products (i.e., yogurt) can cause the coating of the Bisacodyl tablet to dissolve too quickly. This may lead to an upset stomach or a reduction in the amount of bisacodyl that is needed to relieve constipation. Take Bisacodyl on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 1 hour after any milk products. Do not chew or crush the bisacodyl tablet; swallow it whole with a full glass of water.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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