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Maximum Strength Laxative (NASH-FINCH COMPANY)

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TABLET, COATED 1 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON (70253-348-08) > 24 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK Label Information

Complete Maximum Strength Laxative Information

  • Active ingredient (in each pill)

    Sennosides USP, 25 mg


  • Purpose

     Stimulant laxative


  • Uses

    •  relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

  • Warnings

    Do not use

     laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    •  noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you
    •  are taking a presciption drug. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs

    When using this product
    •  do not use for a period longer than 1 week

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    •  rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occur after use of a laxative. These may be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

     ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

     In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.


  • Directions

    • swallow pill(s) with a glass of water
    • swallow pill(s) whole, do not crush, break or chew
     adults and children 12 years of age and older 2 pills once or twice daily 
     children 6 to under 12 years of age  1 pill once or twice daily
     children under 6 years of age ask a doctor 

  • Other information

    • each pill contains: calcium 20 mg
    • store at controlled room temperature 15º to 30ºC (59º-86ºF)
    • see end flag for expiration date and lot number
    • for better identification keep pills in carton until used 

  • Inactive ingredients

    acacia, calcium carbonate, carnauba wax, corn starch, dicalcium phosphate, FD&C blue #1 aluminum lake, iron oxide black, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin*, methylparaben, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glyocol, polyvinyl lacohol, povidone, propylene glycol, propylparaben, shellac, silica gel, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide

    *may also contain this ingredient


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    Our Family®
    Quality Care Since 1904

    Maximum Strength
    LAXATIVE PILLS
    Sennosides USP, 25 mg

    STIMULANT LAXATIVES

    24 PILLS

    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Novartis Consumer Health, owner of the registered trademark Maximum Strength exlax®.

    DISTRIBUTED BY NASH FINCH COMPANY ©2004, 1996
    NFC BRANDS, 7600 FRANCE AVE S, MPLS, MN 55435
    www.ourfamilyfoods.com
    NF16338
    50844        REV0410B34808

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF A BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING

    Our Family 44-348

    Our Family 44-348


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    MAXIMUM STRENGTH LAXATIVE 
    sennosides tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:70253-348
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    SENNOSIDES (UNII: 3FYP5M0IJX) (SENNOSIDES - UNII:3FYP5M0IJX) SENNOSIDES 25 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    ACACIA (UNII: 5C5403N26O)  
    CALCIUM CARBONATE (UNII: H0G9379FGK)  
    CARNAUBA WAX (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, ANHYDROUS (UNII: L11K75P92J)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    MALTODEXTRIN (UNII: 7CVR7L4A2D)  
    METHYLPARABEN (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL (UNII: 532B59J990)  
    PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    PROPYLPARABEN (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BLUE Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 11mm
    Flavor Imprint Code 44;348
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:70253-348-08 1 in 1 CARTON
    1 24 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 01/04/2003 04/02/2018
    Labeler - NASH-FINCH COMPANY (006962294)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 038154464 PACK(70253-348)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    LNK International, Inc. 832867894 MANUFACTURE(70253-348)