NDC 0904-7927 Bisacodyl Enteric Coated


NDC Product Code 0904-7927

NDC CODE: 0904-7927

Proprietary Name: Bisacodyl Enteric Coated What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.

Non-Proprietary Name: Bisacodyl What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

Drug Use Information

Drug Use Information
The drug use information is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of a health care professional. Always ask a health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

  • Bisacodyl is used to treat constipation. It may also be used to clean out the intestines before a bowel examination/surgery. Bisacodyl is known as a stimulant laxative. It works by increasing the movement of the intestines, helping the stool to come out.

Product Characteristics

ORANGE (C48331)
Shape: ROUND (C48348)
6 MM
Score: 1

NDC Code Structure

NDC 0904-7927-60

Package Description: 100 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC 0904-7927-80

Package Description: 1000 TABLET, COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC Product Information

Bisacodyl Enteric Coated with NDC 0904-7927 is a a human over the counter drug product labeled by Major Pharmaceuticals. The generic name of Bisacodyl Enteric Coated is bisacodyl. The product's dosage form is tablet, coated and is administered via oral form.

Labeler Name: Major Pharmaceuticals

Dosage Form: Tablet, Coated - A solid dosage form that contains medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents and is covered with a designated coating.

Product Type: Human Otc Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

Bisacodyl Enteric Coated Active Ingredient(s)

What is the Active Ingredient(s) List?
This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

  • BISACODYL 5 mg/1

Inactive Ingredient(s)

About the Inactive Ingredient(s)
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • ACACIA (UNII: 5C5403N26O)
  • D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)
  • FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)
  • SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)

Administration Route(s)

What are the Administration Route(s)?
The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.
  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.

Product Labeler Information

What is the Labeler Name?
Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: Major Pharmaceuticals
Labeler Code: 0904
FDA Application Number: part334 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Marketing Category: OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL - A product marketed pursuant to an Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Monograph that is not final. What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 10-24-2008 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

End Marketing Date: 05-31-2021 What is the End Marketing Date?
This is the date the product will no longer be available on the market. If a product is no longer being manufactured, in most cases, the FDA recommends firms use the expiration date of the last lot produced as the EndMarketingDate, to reflect the potential for drug product to remain available after manufacturing has ceased. Products that are the subject of ongoing manufacturing will not ordinarily have any EndMarketingDate. Products with a value in the EndMarketingDate will be removed from the NDC Directory when the EndMarketingDate is reached.

Exclude Flag: N What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA’s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions. Values = ‘Y’ or ‘N’.

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Information for Patients


Bisacodyl is pronounced as (bis ak' oh dil)

Why is bisacodyl medication prescribed?
Bisacodyl is used on a short-term basis to treat constipation. It also is used to empty the bowels before surgery and certain medical procedures. Bisacodyl is in a class ...
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Bisacodyl Enteric Coated Product Label Images

Bisacodyl Enteric Coated Product Labeling Information

The product labeling information includes all published material associated to a drug. Product labeling documents include information like generic names, active ingredients, ingredient strength dosage, routes of administration, appearance, usage, warnings, inactive ingredients, etc.

Product Labeling Index

Active Ingredient(S)

Bisacodyl 5mg


Stimulant laxative


-relieves occasional constipation and irregularity -this product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

Do Not Use

Do not use if you cannot swallow without chewing

Ask A Doctor Before Use If

-you have a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeks-stomach pain, nausea or vomiting

When Using This Product

-do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milk-do not chew or crush tablet(s)-you may have stomach discomfort, faintness or cramps

Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If

-you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition.-you need to use a laxative for more than 1 week


Ask a health professions before use.

Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Keep out of reach of children.  In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


-take with a glass of wateradults and children 12 years and over- take 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dosechildren 6 to under 12 years of age - take 1 tablet in a single daily dosechildren under 6 years of age - ask a doctor

Other Information

-store at 25 degrees C (77 degrees F) excursions permitted between 15 degrees-30 degrees C (59 degrees-86 degrees F)-use by expiration date on package-protect from excessive humidity

Inactive Ingredients

Acacia, bees wax, calcium sulfate, carnauba wax, cellulose, corn starch, D&C Yellow No. 10 lake, FD&C Yellow No. 6 lake, gelatin, lactose, magnesium stearate, pharmaceutical glaze, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, silica gel, sodium starch glycolate, stearinc acid, sugar, talc, titanium dioxide.


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