NDC 69846-140 Alophen

Bisacodyl Tablet, Coated Oral - View Dosage, Usage, Ingredients, Routes, UNII

Product Information

NDC Product Code:
69846-140
Proprietary Name:
Alophen
Non-Proprietary Name: [1]
Bisacodyl
Substance Name: [2]
Bisacodyl
NDC Directory Status:
Human Otc Drug
Product Type: [3]
ACTIVE PRODUCT INCLUDED in the NDC Directory
Dosage Form:
Tablet, Coated - A solid dosage form that contains medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents and is covered with a designated coating.
Administration Route(s): [4]
  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.
  • Labeler Name: [5]
    Labeler Code:
    69846
    FDA Application Number: [6]
    M007
    Marketing Category: [8]
    OTC MONOGRAPH DRUG -
    Start Marketing Date: [9]
    04-15-1907
    End Marketing Date: [10]
    06-01-2024
    Exclude Flag: [12]
    N
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    Product Characteristics

    Color(s):
    YELLOW (C48330)
    ORANGE (C48331)
    Shape:
    ROUND (C48348)
    Size(s):
    6 MM
    Imprint(s):
    TCL;003
    Score:
    1

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    Product Details

    What is NDC 69846-140?

    The NDC code 69846-140 is assigned by the FDA to the product Alophen which is a human over the counter drug product labeled by Numark Brands, Inc. The generic name of Alophen is bisacodyl. The product's dosage form is tablet, coated and is administered via oral form. The product is distributed in a single package with assigned NDC code 69846-140-01 1 bottle, plastic in 1 carton / 100 tablet, coated in 1 bottle, plastic. This page includes all the important details about this product, including active and inactive ingredients, pharmagologic classes, product uses and characteristics, UNII information and RxNorm crosswalk.

    What are the uses for Alophen?

    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.

    What are Alophen Active Ingredients?

    An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.
    • BISACODYL 5 mg/1 - A diphenylmethane stimulant laxative used for the treatment of CONSTIPATION and for bowel evacuation. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p871)

    Which are Alophen UNII Codes?

    The UNII codes for the active ingredients in this product are:

    Which are Alophen Inactive Ingredients UNII Codes?

    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. The UNII codes for the inactive ingredients in this product are:

    What is the NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for Alophen?

    RxNorm is a normalized naming system for generic and branded drugs that assigns unique concept identifier(s) known as RxCUIs to NDC products.The NDC to RxNorm Crosswalk for this produdct indicates multiple concept unique identifiers (RXCUIs) are associated with this product:
    • RxCUI: 308753 - bisacodyl 5 MG Delayed Release Oral Tablet
    • RxCUI: 308753 - bisacodyl 5 MG Enteric Coated Oral Tablet
    • RxCUI: 750171 - Alophen 5 MG Delayed Release Oral Tablet, Reformulated Jan 2008
    • RxCUI: 750171 - bisacodyl 5 MG Delayed Release Oral Tablet [Alophen Reformulated Jan 2008]
    • RxCUI: 750171 - Alophen Reformulated Jan 2008 5 MG Delayed Release Oral Tablet

    Which are the Pharmacologic Classes for Alophen?

    A pharmacologic class is a group of drugs that share the same scientifically documented properties. The following is a list of the reported pharmacologic class(es) corresponding to the active ingredients of this product.

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    Patient Education

    Bisacodyl


    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 of medications called stimulant laxatives. It works by increasing activity of the intestines to cause a bowel movement.
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    Product Footnotes

    [1] 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.

    [2] What is the Substance Name? - An active ingredient is the substance responsible for the medicinal effects of a product specified by the substance's molecular structure or if the molecular structure is not known, defined by an unambiguous definition that identifies the substance. Each active ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

    [3] 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.

    [4] What are the Administration Routes? - The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

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

    [6] 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.

    [8] 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.

    [9] What is the Start Marketing Date? - This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

    [10] 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.

    [12] 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 ("Y"), or because the listing certification is expired ("E"), or because the listing data was inactivated by FDA ("I"). Values = "Y", "N", "E", or "I".