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Senna/Docusate Sodium (Major Pharmaceuticals)

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TABLET, FILM COATED 100 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE (0904-5512-61) Label Information

Complete Senna/Docusate Sodium Information

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    TAMPER-EVIDENT: Do not use this product if imprinted foil seal over the mouth of the bottle is cut, torn, broken or missing.

    Drug Facts


  • Active ingredients (in each tablet)

    Standardized Senna Concentrate, Sennosides 8.6 mg

    Sodium Dioctylsulfosuccinate 50mg


  • Purpose

    Purposes
     Standardized Senna Concentrate, Sennosides 8.6 mg laxative 
      Sodium Dioctylsulfosuccinate 50 mg   Stool softener

  • Uses

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

  • Warnings

    Do not use
    • laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor
    • if you are now taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • abdominal pain
    • a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over 2 weeks

    Stop use and ask a doctor if you have

    rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occurs after use of a laxative.  These could be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast feeding

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of the reach of children

    In case of overodse, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.


  • Directions

    • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor
    age starting dosage maximum dosage
      adults and children 12 years and older   2 tablets once a day   4 tablets twice a day
      6 to under 12 years   1 tablet once a day   2 tablets twice a day
      children under 6 years   ask a doctor   ask a doctor

  • Other information

    Store at 20º - 25ºC (68º - 77ºF); excursions permitted to 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF).  [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]


  • Other Ingredients

    Croscarmellose Sodium, Dicalcium Phosphate, FD&C Yellow # 5 Lake**, FD&C Yellow #6 Lake, Hypromellose, Magnesium Silicate, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mineral Oil, Polyethylene Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Starch, Stearic Acid, Titanium Dioxide and Triacetin.

    **Warning:  Contains FD&C Yellow #5 Lake (Tartrazone) as a color additive.


  • Questions?

    Adverse Drug Event Call (800) 616-2471


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  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL SENNA PLUS TABLETS, 8.6/50 MG

     SENNA PLUS TABLETS 8.6/50 MG


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENNA/DOCUSATE SODIUM 
    docusate sodium and sennosides tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0904-5512(NDC:0182-1113)
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (UNII: F05Q2T2JA0) (DOCUSATE - UNII:M7P27195AG) DOCUSATE SODIUM 50 mg
    SENNOSIDES (UNII: 3FYP5M0IJX) (SENNOSIDES - UNII:3FYP5M0IJX) SENNOSIDES 8.6 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, DIHYDRATE (UNII: O7TSZ97GEP)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 5 (UNII: I753WB2F1M)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    SODIUM BENZOATE (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    STARCH, TAPIOCA (UNII: 24SC3U704I)  
    TARTARIC ACID (UNII: W4888I119H)  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    MAGNESIUM SILICATE (UNII: 9B9691B2N9)  
    LIGHT MINERAL OIL (UNII: N6K5787QVP)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score no score
    Shape ROUND (bi-convex) Size 10mm
    Flavor Imprint Code CPC;490
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0904-5512-61 100 in 1 BOX, UNIT-DOSE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 06/16/2011
    Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)