Bisacodyl suppositories are used for:
- Relieving occasional constipation and irregularity. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
- Bisacodyl Suppositories are a stimulant laxative. It acts directly on the bowels, stimulating the bowel muscles to cause a bowel movement.
Do NOT use Bisacodyl Suppositories if:
you are allergic to any ingredient in Bisacodyl Suppositories
you have severe stomach pain; appendicitis; severe constipation; stomach, intestinal, or rectal bleeding; or intestinal blockage
you are having abdominal surgery
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Before using Bisacodyl Suppositories:
Tell your health care provider if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding
if you are taking any prescription or nonprescription medicine, herbal preparation, or dietary supplement
if you have allergies to medicines, foods, or other substances
if you have heart failure, abnormal levels of fluids or electrolytes in your body, nausea, vomiting, or undiagnosed stomach pain
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Bisacodyl Suppositories. However, no specific interactions with Bisacodyl Suppositories are known at this time.
Ask your health care provider if Bisacodyl Suppositories may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.