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DRUG FACTS | Bisacodyl

12:44 EDT 24th July 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
Children 6 to 12 years
Children under 6
One suppository once
daily
1/2 suppository once
daily
Ask a doctor.

CVS pharmacy NDC 50730-1016-0Compare to the activeingredient in Dulcolax®NEW! GentleLAXATIVESUPPOSITORIESBisacodyl USP GUARANTEED RELIEFGentle Yet Effective 16 Suppositories (10mg each) Comfort Shaped Distributed by CVS Pharmacy, Inc. One CVS DriveWoonsocket, RI 02895 ©CVS/pharmacywww.cvs.com  1-800-shop-CVS This product is not manufactured or distributed by Boehringer IngelhemConsumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Dulcolax®.

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Manufacturer

H and P Industries, Inc. dba Triad Group

Active Ingredients

Source

Clinical Trials [21 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Bisacodyl Use in the Post-operative Care of Obstetrical/Gynecological (OB/GYN) Patients

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Bisacodyl, 5 mg usage decreases the incidence of nausea and abdominal pain after surgery, and also decreases the number of hospitalization...

Comparison of Low Volume PEG-Asc and Lower Volume PEG-Asc With Bisacodyl

Recently a low-volume polyethylene glycol containing ascorbic acid (PEG-Asc) formulation has proven as safe and effective as traditional 4-L PEG solutions for colonoscopy preparation. Howe...

Randomized Clinical Trial of Bisacodyl Versus Placebo on Postoperative Bowel Motility in Elective Colorectal Surgery

Postoperative bowel dysmotility is a frequent condition after colorectal surgery. The influence of colon stimulating laxatives have not been studied. This prospective, randomized, double b...

Gatorade/Miralax With or Without Bisacodyl Versus NuLytely for Colonoscopy Preparation

The purpose of this study is to compare Nulytely (or Trilyte) with a Gatorade and Miralax combination for cleaning out the colon before colonoscopy. A laxative pill called Bisacodyl may al...

A Study Comparing Picoprep With Mannitol and Bisacodyl for Colon Cleansing in Preparation for Colonoscopy

This is a randomized, controlled, parallel group, assessor-blinded study to compare two colon cleansing preparations for colonoscopy. Subjects meeting all inclusion and exclusion criteria ...

PubMed Articles [2 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Efficacy and Safety of Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Citrate for Bowel Preparation in a Physically Disabled Outpatient Population: A Randomized, Endoscopist-Blinded Comparison With Ascorbic Acid-Enriched Polyethylene Glycol Solution Plus Bisacodyl (The PICO-MOVI Study).

Because of its volume, adequate bowel preparation remains problematic in physically unfit patients.

The combination of Cassia obtusifolia L. and Foeniculum vulgare M. exhibits a laxative effect on loperamide-induced constipation of rats.

Chronic constipation is a functional gastrointestinal disease that is detrimental to the quality of patient life. Cassia obtusifolia L. (CO) and Foeniculum vulgare M. (FV) are commonly used as medicin...

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