Relieving occasional constipation and irregularity. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Bisa-Lax suppositories are a stimulant laxative. It acts directly on the bowels, stimulating the bowel muscles to cause a bowel movement.
Bisa-Lax and Dulcolax
Side effects include:
Some degree of abdominal discomfort, nausea, cramps, griping, and/or faintness with therapeutic doses.
Diarrhea, GI irritation, and fluid and electrolyte depletion.
Gastric irritation and the possibility of vomiting if enteric coating of tablets is disrupted. (See Advice to Patients.)
Rectal administration of bisacodyl (the active ingredient contained in Bisa-Lax) suspensions or suppositories may cause irritation and a sensation of burning of the rectal mucosa and mild proctitis.
Hepatotoxicity if sufficient tannic acid is absorbed from bisacodyl tannex.
(oral delayed release tablet, rectal suppository, rectal enema, compounding powder)