... BISACODYL (Carters® Little Pills, Correctol®, Dulcolax®, Evac-U-Gen®, Feen-a-mint®, Fleets® Laxative and many others) is a stimulant laxative, a medicine that empties the bowel. Bisacodyl treats constipation and may be used to empty and prepare the colon (bowel) for rectal or colon exams (diagnostic tests) or surgery. Generic bisacodyl tablets are available. ...
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Bisacodyl Systematic (IUPAC) name [4-[(4-acetyloxyphenyl)-pyridin-2-yl-methyl]phenyl] acetate Identifiers CAS number 603-50-9 ATC code A06AB02 PubChem 2391 Chemical data Formula C22H19NO4  Mol. weight 361.39 Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability 15% Metabolism Hepatic CYP450 Half life 16 Hours Excretion primarily in the faeces, systemically absorbed drug is excreted in the urine Therapeutic considerations Pregnancy cat. C Legal status OTC Ro ...
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