Designed to be used occasionally, they can be taken by children aged over 12, as well as adults. They will provide relief within eight to twelve hours after you take them, so take one to two before you go to bed. Effective yet kind to your system, the 60 tablets in this pack of Senokot Tablets will help you ensure that you can go about your day’s activities in comfort and constipation-free.
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.
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 in a base containing Calcium Phosphate, Maize Starch, Lactose and Magnesium Stearate