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Senna laxative (CVS Pharmacy)

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Complete Senna laxative Information

  • Active Ingredient (in each tablet)

    Sennosides 8.6 mg


  • Purpose

    Laxative


  • Uses

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

  • Warnings

    Do not use
    • laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

    Ask a doctor before use if you have
    • stomach pain
    • nausea
    • vomiting
    • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that continues over a period of 2 weeks.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These may indicate 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 right away.


  • Directions

    • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor

     age

     starting dosage  maximum dosage
     adults and children over 12 years of age or 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 25 mg
    • store at 25o C (77o F); excursions permitted between 15o - 30o C (59o- 86o F)

  • Inactive Ingredients

    croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, hypromellose, liquid paraffin*, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin*, microcrystalline cellulose, mineral oil*, silicon dioxide*, stearic acid*, sodium lauryl sulfate*, talc*, triacetin*

    *contains one or more of these ingredients


  • Questions or comments?

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  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredient in senokot®â€ 

    Senna

    standardized senna concentrate

    Sennosides 8.6 mg

    laxative

    Natural vegetable laxative ingredient

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

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  • Product Label

    Sennosides 8.6 mg

    CVS Senns Tablets


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENNA LAXATIVE  NATURAL VEGETABLE LAXATIVE
    sennosides tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:59779-182
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    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)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    MALTODEXTRIN (UNII: 7CVR7L4A2D)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    MINERAL OIL (UNII: T5L8T28FGP)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    TRIACETIN (UNII: XHX3C3X673)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 9mm
    Flavor Imprint Code S3;TCL080;S8
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:59779-182-50 1 in 1 BOX 07/29/2010
    1 50 in 1 BOTTLE; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    2 NDC:59779-182-25 1 in 1 BOX 07/29/2010
    2 250 in 1 BOTTLE; 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 07/29/2010
    Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)