Biscolax

( Bisacodyl )

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WALGREENS Retail

$10.99

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76%

$2.62 With Free Coupon
CVS PHARMACY Retail

$8.99

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42%

$5.19 With Free Coupon
HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY Retail

$8.99

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17%

$7.45 With Free Coupon
WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC
$8.32 With Free Coupon
SAFEWAY PHARMACY Retail

$8.99

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7%

$8.32 With Free Coupon
COSTCO
$12.05 With Free Coupon
WALMART PHARMACY
$18.78 With Free Coupon
Bisacodyl

Drug Info for bisacodyl

Rectal 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.

Dulcolax is a stimulant laxative used for the relief of constipation. It is also used to empty the bowels before medical procedures such as surgery, x-ray and colonoscopy. It stimulates bowel muscles to quickly empty stool. Dulcolax is indicated for use by adults and children 6 years and older. It is available as a suppository tablet.

  • The Magic Bullet
  • Bisac-Evac
  • Dulcolax
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Gentle Laxative
  • Gentle Laxative
  • Quality Choice Laxative
  • LoSo Prep
  • Leader Gentle Laxative
  • Good Neighbor Pharmacy Laxative Suppositories
  • Suppositories
  • Into the rectum

This medicine should cause you to have a bowel movement within 15 minutes to 1 hour.

Rectal routeLie on your left side with your left leg straight or slightly bent, and your right knee bent upward. Gently push the pointed end of the suppository into the rectum about 1 inch. Rectal routeKeep lying down for about 15 minutes to keep the suppository from coming out before it melts. Then, wash your hands again.

Follow the instructions on the medicine label if you are using this medicine without a prescription.

You should not use this medicine for longer than 1 week.

Rectal routeNever take rectal suppositories by mouth.

Rectal routeWash your hands with soap and water before and after using this medicine. Remove the foil or wrapper from the suppository before inserting it. Rectal routeTo make the suppository easier to insert, you may use a lubricating gel such as K-Y® Jelly, but do not use petroleum jelly (Vaseline®).

Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.

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.

Tell your doctor if your constipation does not improve after using this medicine for 1 week.

Make sure your doctor knows if you have any type of stomach or intestinal (bowel) problems. These may include diverticulitis, intestinal blockage, rectal bleeding, or moderate to severe stomach pain.

Sweating or seizures (especially in children or older adults).

Nausea or vomiting.

Lightheadedness or fainting.

Make sure your doctor knows if you have any type of stomach or intestinal (bowel) problems. These may include diverticulitis, intestinal blockage, rectal bleeding, or moderate to severe stomach pain.

Tell your doctor if your constipation does not improve after using this medicine for 1 week.

  • Lightheadedness or fainting.
  • Nausea or vomiting.
  • Bleeding from your rectum.
  • Dark, tarry stools.
  • Sweating or seizures (especially in children or older adults).
  • Gas pains or bloating.
  • Mild stomach cramps or discomfort.