Medique Medi-lax Enteric Coated: Package Insert and Label Information

MEDIQUE MEDI-LAX ENTERIC COATED- bisacodyl tablet, sugar coated
Unifirst First Aid Corporation

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Bisacodyl USP 5 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Uses

  • for the temporary relief of occasional constipation and irregularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

Warnings

Do not use if you cannot swallow without chewing.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

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

When using this product

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

Stop use and ask a doctor if you

  • have rectal bleeding or no bowel movement after using this product. These could be signs of a serious condition.
  • need to use a laxative for more than 1 week

If pregnant or breast feeding, ask a health professional before use.

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

Adults and children 12 years and older: 1 to 3 tablets in a single daily dose

Children under 12 years: do not give to children under 12 years of age

Other information

  • store between 68º to 77ºF (20º to 25ºC)
  • tamper evident sealed blister pack(s)
  • do not use if a blister unit is torn, broken or shows any signs of tampering

Inactive ingredients

acacia, ammonium hydroxide, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, colloidal anhydrous silica, corn starch, D&C Yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C Yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, iron oxide black, lactose anhydrous, magnesium stearate, methylparaben, polydextrose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl acetate phthalate, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac glaze, simethicone, sodium alginate, sodium benzoate, sodium bicarbonate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide, triacetin, triethyl citrate

Questions or comments

Call 1-800-634-7680

Medique Medi-lax Label

Medique®

Medi-lax

Stimulant Laxative

Bisacodyl Delayed-Release Tablets USP, 5 mg

*Compare to the active ingredients in Ducolax®

Enteric Coated Tablets

Tamper Evident Blister Pack

25 Tablets

MDQ
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MEDIQUE MEDI-LAX ENTERIC COATED
bisacodyl 5 mg tablet, sugar coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:47682-859
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
BISACODYL (DEACETYLBISACODYL) BISACODYL 5 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6
PROPYLENE GLYCOL
CARNAUBA WAX
SHELLAC
SODIUM ALGINATE
AMMONIA
METHYLPARABEN
POVIDONE
CALCIUM CARBONATE
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 1000
POLYVINYL ACETATE PHTHALATE
D&C YELLOW NO. 10
MAGNESIUM STEARATE
POLYDEXTROSE
TALC
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE
TRIACETIN
TRIETHYL CITRATE
SODIUM BENZOATE
SODIUM BICARBONATE
SUCROSE
STARCH, CORN
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED
SILICON DIOXIDE
ACACIA
PROPYLPARABEN
DIMETHICONE
STEARIC ACID
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Product Characteristics
Color orange Score no score
Shape ROUND Size 6mm
Flavor Imprint Code 5
Contains
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description Multilevel Packaging
1 NDC:47682-859-05 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 BOX contains a BLISTER PACK
1 25 TABLET, SUGAR COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK This package is contained within the BOX (47682-859-05)
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph not final part334 07/01/2020
Labeler — Unifirst First Aid Corporation (832947092)

Revised: 03/2020 Unifirst First Aid Corporation

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