NDC 70000-0538 Gentle Laxative

Bisacodyl

NDC Product Code 70000-0538

NDC CODE: 70000-0538

Proprietary Name: Gentle Laxative 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

Color(s):
ORANGE (C48331)
Shape: ROUND (C48348)
Size(s):
6 MM
Imprint(s):
5
Score: 1

NDC Code Structure

  • 70000 - Cardinal Health

NDC 70000-0538-1

Package Description: 100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE

NDC Product Information

Gentle Laxative with NDC 70000-0538 is a a human over the counter drug product labeled by Cardinal Health. The generic name of Gentle Laxative is bisacodyl. The product's dosage form is tablet and is administered via oral form.

Labeler Name: Cardinal Health

Dosage Form: Tablet - A solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents.

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.

Gentle Laxative 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)
  • AMMONIA (UNII: 5138Q19F1X)
  • CALCIUM CARBONATE (UNII: H0G9379FGK)
  • CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)
  • STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)
  • D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)
  • FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)
  • HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)
  • FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE (UNII: XM0M87F357)
  • LACTOSE MONOHYDRATE (UNII: EWQ57Q8I5X)
  • MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
  • METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)
  • POLYDEXTROSE (UNII: VH2XOU12IE)
  • POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)
  • POLYVINYL ACETATE PHTHALATE (UNII: 58QVG85GW3)
  • PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)
  • PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)
  • POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)
  • SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)
  • DIMETHICONE (UNII: 92RU3N3Y1O)
  • SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)
  • SODIUM ALGINATE (UNII: C269C4G2ZQ)
  • SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)
  • SODIUM BICARBONATE (UNII: 8MDF5V39QO)
  • STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)
  • SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)
  • TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)
  • TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)
  • TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)
  • TRIETHYL CITRATE (UNII: 8Z96QXD6UM)

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: Cardinal Health
Labeler Code: 70000
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: 11-01-2019 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2020 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

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

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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Gentle Laxative Product Label Images

Gentle Laxative 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 (In Each Tablet)

Bisacodyl 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant Laxative

Uses

  • For relief of occasional constipation and irregularitythis product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hour

Warnings

  • Do not use if you cannot swallow without chewing
  • Ask a doctor before use if you have stomach pain, nausea, vomitingnoticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than 2 weeksWhen using this productdo not chew or crush tablet(s)do not use within 1 hour after taking an antacid or milkit may cause stomach discomfort, faintness and crampsStop use and ask a doctor ifyou have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product.These could be signs of a serious condition.you need to use a laxative for more than 1 weekIf pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.

Otc - 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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.

Directions

  • Take with a glass of wateradults and children 12 years and older: take 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dosechildren 12 years and under: ask a doctor

Other Information

  • Tamper Evident: Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is missing or brokenstore at room temperatureavoid excessive humidity

Inactive Ingredients

Acacia, Ammonium Hydroxide, Calcium Carbonate, Corn Starch, D and C Yellow NO. 10 Lake, FD and C Yellow NO. 6 Lake, Hypromellose, Iron Oxide Black, Lactose, Magnesium Stearate, Methylparaben, PEG, Polydextrose, Polyvinyl Acetate Phthalate, Propylparaben, Propylene Glycol, Povidone, Shellac, Simethicone, Silica, Sodium Alginate, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Stearic Acid, Sucrose, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Triacetin, Triethyl Citrate, Wax

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