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Sennosides, Usp Oral Tablet (SENNOSIDES – ORAL)

Sennosides, Usp Oral Tablet (SENNOSIDES - ORAL)

For bowel movement.

Brand Name(s): Ex-Lax Maximum Relief Formula, Senokot, SenoSol

Generic Name: Sennosides

Instructions

Swallow with a full glass (8 oz) of water unless your doctor gives you different instructions.

Keep the medicine at room temperature. Avoid heat and direct light.

Frequent or long term use of laxatives can cause your bowels to depend on them. Do not use laxatives for more than one week unless directed by your doctor.

To reduce constipation, eat high fiber foods, drink plenty of water and exercise.

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all your medicines. Include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal medicines.

Tell your doctor if symptoms do not get better or if they get worse.

Do not take the medicine more than twice during 24 hours.

Cautions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you ever had an allergic reaction to a medicine.

Do not use the medication any more than instructed.

Tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant, planning to be pregnant, or breastfeeding.

Do not start or stop any other medicines without first speaking to your doctor or pharmacist.

Side Effects

The following is a list of some common side effects from this medicine. Please speak with your doctor about what you should do if you experience these or other side effects.

  • diarrhea
  • changes in the color of the urine or stool
  • nausea
  • stomach upset or abdominal pain
  • dark urine

Call your doctor or get medical help right away if you notice any of these more serious side effects:

  • confusion
  • severe, watery or bloody diarrhea
  • dizziness
  • fainting
  • fast or irregular heart beats
  • muscle weakness
  • urinating less often
  • severe or persistent vomiting

A few people may have an allergic reaction to this medicine. Symptoms can include difficulty breathing, skin rash, itching, swelling, or severe dizziness. If you notice any of these symptoms, seek medical help quickly.

Please speak with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist if you have any questions about this medicine.

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