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Laxatives, stimulant (Suppository) (Into the rectum)

Treats occasional constipation by making bowel movements regular. Also treats constipation after surgery or childbirth.

Brand Name(s):

Bisac-Evac, Biscolax, Dulcolax, Dulcolax Bowel Cleansing Kit, Dulcolax Bowel Prep Kit, Gentle Laxative, Good Neighbor Pharmacy Laxative Suppositories, LoSo Prep, Rite Aid Suppositories, The Magic Bullet

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

You should not use this medicine if you have ever had an allergic reaction to bisacodyl (Dulcolax®), glycerin, or senna (Senokot®). Do not use this medicine if you have rectal bleeding, stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting. Do not use this medicine if your bowel habits have suddenly changed in the past 2 weeks.

How to Use This Medicine:


If a dose is missed:

How to Store and Dispose of This Medicine:

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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