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Senna Laxative (NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs)

Available Formats

Dosage Form Package Information Links
TABLET, COATED 31 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK (0615-4529-31) Label Information
TABLET, COATED 30 TABLET, COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK (0615-4529-39) Label Information

Complete Senna Laxative Information

  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Sennosides 8.6mg 


  • Purpose

     Laxative


  • Uses

    Relieves  occasional constipation (irregularity)

    Generally causes 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 movements 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 perferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor

    If you do not have a comforable bowel movement by the second day, increase dose by one tablet (do not exceed maximum dosage) or decrease dose until you are comforable.

    age starting dosage maximum dosage
    adults and children over 12 years 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 25mg, sodium 2mg, VERY LOW SODIUM

    store at 25ºC (77ºF) excursions permitted between 15º - 30ºC (59º - 86ºF)


  • Inactive ingredients

    Croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, mineral oil


  • Questions

    To Report Adverse Drug Event Call: (800) 616-2471 

    Distributed by MAJOR PHARMACEUTICALS

    31778 Enterprise Drive

    Livonia, MI 48150


  • Principal Display Panel

     Senna Tablets

    Senna Tablets sennosides 8.6mg


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENNA LAXATIVE 
    sennosides tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0615-4529(NDC:0904-5165)
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    SENNOSIDES A AND B (UNII: 1B5FPI42EN) (SENNOSIDES A AND B - UNII:1B5FPI42EN) SENNOSIDES A AND B 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)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    MINERAL OIL (UNII: T5L8T28FGP)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 9mm
    Flavor Imprint Code TCL;080
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0615-4529-31 31 in 1 BLISTER PACK
    2 NDC:0615-4529-39 30 in 1 BLISTER PACK
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 05/04/2011
    Labeler - NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs (050052943)
    Establishment
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    NCS HealthCare of KY, Inc dba Vangard Labs 050052943 RELABEL(0615-4529) , REPACK(0615-4529)