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USES: This medication is a stimulant laxative. It acts by irritating the digestive tract and stimulates intestinal activity. It is used to treat constipation or to clean out the intestinal tract before bowel examinations or bowel surgery.
This medication is a stimulant laxative. It acts by irritating the digestive tract and stimulates intestinal activity. It is used to treat constipation or to clean out the intestinal tract before bowel examinations or bowel surgery. Notes
Laxatives should only be used temporarily until normal bowel habits return.
Prolonged use can lead to laxative dependence.
To prevent constipation: drink 4 to 6 glasses of water daily, include bulk or roughage in your diet, and exercise regularly.
Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from moisture and sunlight.
Do not store in the bathroom.
HOW TO USE THIS MEDICATION: To use the suppository, unwrap it and moisten it slightly in lukewarm water.
Lie on your left side with the right knee slightly bent.
Insert the suppository into the rectum with your finger.
If possible, avoid a bowel movement for 10 to 15 minutes to allow the medication to work.
This medication may cause stomach ache, cramping, weakness, sweating, irritation of the rectal area, diarrhea, or dizziness.
Notify your doctor if you experience chest pain, fainting, rectal bleeding or no bowel movement occurs while taking this medication.
Frequent use of laxatives can cause dehydration and loss of essential nutrients.
Symptoms include muscle cramps, muscle weakness or dizziness.
Maintain an adequate fluid intake while using this medication.
If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not take bisacodyl without consulting your doctor if you are breast-feeding or if you are allergic to aspirin or tartrazine (a yellow dye in some processed foods and medications, including bisacodyl).
Do not give bisacodyl to a child less than 10 years of age unless a doctor directs you to do so.
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or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular
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