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Laxatives, Stimulant (Suppository)


Treats occasional constipation by making bowel movements regular. Also treats constipation after surgery or childbirth.

Brand Names

The Magic Bullet
Fleet Bisacodyl
Dulcolax Bowel Cleansing Kit
Dulcolax Bowel Prep Kit
LoSo Prep

When You Should Not Take The Medication

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.

How To Store And Dispose Of This Medicine

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

You may store the suppositories in the refrigerator, but do not freeze them.

Keep all medicine away from children and never share your medicine with anyone.

Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Bleeding from your rectum.
Dark, tarry stools.
Lightheadedness or fainting.
Nausea or vomiting.
Sweating or seizures (especially in children or older adults).

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
Gas pains or bloating.
Mild stomach cramps or discomfort.

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.