Reliable and gentle, they contain natural senna. This active ingredient is a plant that has a powerful laxative effect and these pills are manufactured to ensure that they all contain exactly the same amount, so that they always perform predictably.
Designed to provide overnight relief from occasional bouts of constipation, the Senokot Tablets in this packet of twenty can be used by adults and children aged over 12.
Senokot tablets are for oral administration. Dosage Adults and Children over 12 :
Take 2 tablets taken at night (Do not take more than 2 tablets in any 24 hour period)
Children 6 and over : Consult your doctor.
Not Recommended for children under 6 years 12 and under : As prescribed by your doctor.
Senokot usually acts within 8-12 hours. Dose can be repeated on a daily basis until bowel action is restored, but if there is no bowel movement within three days of use, consult your doctor. Drug Interaction Precautions :If laxatives are needed everyday or abdominal pain persists consult your doctor.
Laxatives should not be taken without your doctor's advice if you have sharp or persistent stomach pain or if your abdomen is tender to the touch or hurts when you move about. Senokot may be used during pregnancy for the relief of occasional constipation. If symptoms persist consult your doctor.
Clinical studies have shown that breast-fed infants or mothers taking Senokot did not experience side effects to the drug.Temporary mild griping may occur during adjustment of dosage.
Warning:If you accidentally take too much Senokot consult your doctor for advice. If diarrhoea is severe drink generous amounts of fluid, especially fruit juice.
Each tablet contains standardised senna equivalent to 7.5mg total Sennosides (calculated as Sennoside B).
Tablets also contain Lactose and Methyl Hydroxybenzoate.