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DRUG FACTS | Bisacodyl Laxative

04:32 EDT 27th August 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Bisacodyl, 10 mg

Stimulant Laxative

For rectal use only. May cause abdominal discomfort, faintness, rectal burning, and mild cramps.

If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Adults and children 12 years of age and older
One suppository once daily
Children 6 to 12 years
1/2 suppository once daily
Children under 6
Ask a doctor

The Medicine Shoppe® COMPARE TO ACTIVE INGREDIENT OF DULCOLAX®* NDC 49614-133-35

Gentle Laxative

BISACODYL SUPPOSITORIES CONSTIPATION RELIEF 8 SUPPOSITORIES 10 MG EACH

FOR YOUR SAFETY, SUPPOSITORIES ARE PACKAGED IN PAMPER-EVIDENT SEALED PLASTIC WRAPPER. DO NOT USE IF PLASTIC WRAPPER IS TORN OR OPEN. *This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer IngelhemPharmaceuticals, Inc., owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.

Another Quality ProductDistributed by Medicine Shoppe Int'l., Inc.St. Louis, MO 63132www.medicineshoppe.comA Cardinal Health Company

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