IUPAC NAME :- (pyridin-2-ylmethanediyl)dibenzene-4,1-diyl diacetate OR 4,4'-(pyridin-2-ylmethylene)bis(4,1-phenylene) diacetate
CAS NO. :- 603-50-9
FORMULA :- C22H19NO4
SYNONYMS :- laco;Bicol;LA96A;ivilax;Laxans;laxine;neolax;zetrax;deficol;durolax
APPLICATION :- Laxative
DESCRIPTION :- Bisacodyl is an organic compound that is used as a stimulant laxative drug. It works directly on the colon to produce a bowel movement. It is typically prescribed for relief of constipation and for the management of neurogenic bowel dysfunction as well as part of bowel preparation before medical examinations, such as for a colonoscopy.