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Senna/Docusate Sodium (Physicians Total Care, Inc.)

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TABLET, FILM COATED 100 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (54868-4917-0) Label Information
TABLET, FILM COATED 60 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC (54868-4917-1) Label Information

Complete Senna/Docusate Sodium Information


    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)
    Docusate sodium 50 mg Stool softener
    Sennosides 8.6 mg Stimulant laxative


    Docusate sodium 50 mg Stool softener
    Sennosides 8.6 mg Stimulant laxative

  • Uses

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

  • Warnings

    Do not use

    • this product if you are presently taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor
    • laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • stomach pain
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over 2 weeks

    Stop use and ask a doctor if you

    • have rectal bleeding
    • fail to have a bowel movement 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 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
    • if you do not have a comfortable bowel movement by the second day, increase dose by one tablet (do not exceed maximum dosage) or decrease dose until you are comfortable
    age starting dosage maximum dosage
    adults and children 12 years and older 2 tablets once a day 4 tablets twice a day
    children 6 to under 12 years 1 tablet once a day 2 tablets twice a day
    children 2 to under 6 years 1/2 tablet once a day 1 tablet twice a day
    children under 2 years ask a doctor ask a doctor

  • Other information

    • each tablet contains: calcium 20 mg, sodium 6 mg (LOW SODIUM)
    • store at room temperature 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F)

  • Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, sodium benzoate, stearic acid, tapioca starch1, tartaric acid1, titanium dioxide

    • may contain these ingredients

  • Questions?

    call 1-888-838-2872, weekdays, 8 AM-5 PM Eastern Time


    †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Purdue Products L.P., owner of the registered trademark Senokot-S®

    Sellersville, PA 18960      Dist. 1999 0110REV 89

    Additional barcode labeling by:
    Physicians Total Care, Inc.
    Tulsa, Oklahoma      74146

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 100 Tablet Bottle

    PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 100 Tablet Carton

    NDC 54868-4917-0


    Senna/Docusate Sodium Tablets
    (brand of standardized senna concentrate
    equivalent to 8.6 mg sennosides
    and docusate sodium 50 mg)

    Natural Vegetable Stimulant
    Laxative And Stool Softener

    100 TABLETS

    Compare to active ingredients
    of Senokot-S® Tablets†

    docusate sodium and sennosides tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:54868-4917(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
    carnauba wax (UNII: R12CBM0EIZ)  
    silicon dioxide (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    croscarmellose sodium (UNII: M28OL1HH48)  
    dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate (UNII: O7TSZ97GEP)  
    D&C yellow NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)  
    FD&C yellow NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    hypromelloses (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    magnesium stearate (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    cellulose, microcrystalline (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    polyethylene glycol (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    sodium benzoate (UNII: OJ245FE5EU)  
    stearic acid (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    starch, tapioca (UNII: 24SC3U704I)  
    tartaric acid (UNII: W4888I119H)  
    titanium dioxide (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)  
    aluminum oxide (UNII: LMI26O6933)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score no score
    Shape ROUND (bi-convex) Size 10mm
    Flavor Imprint Code
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:54868-4917-0 100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
    2 NDC:54868-4917-1 60 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 09/11/2003
    Labeler - Physicians Total Care, Inc. (194123980)
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Physicians Total Care, Inc. 194123980 relabel