Senokot®

Get gentle, overnight relief from occasional constipation

Dual Action

OVERVIEW

Senokot-S® Dual Action combines the natural vegetable laxative ingredient of Senokot, senna, with a stool softener for dependable, overnight relief of occasional constipation which may be associated with certain prescriptions and over-the-counter medications.

Available in packages of 10, 30, and 60 tablets, Senokot-S® provides gentle relief and eases the discomfort associated with hard, dry stools.

DIRECTIONS

Taking your dose of Senokot-S® at bedtime is recommended to help relieve constipation overnight. Refer to the Senokot-S® Laxatives package for dosing instructions or see the Directions below. Whenever you are unsure about what to do, please call your physician or pharmacist for advice.

DRUG FACTS

Active ingredient (in each tablet)
Docusate sodium 50 mg..................................
Sennosides 8.6 mg............................................
Purpose
Stool softener
Laxative

Uses

  • Relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • Generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours

Warnings

Do not use

  • If you are now taking mineral oil, unless directed by a doctor
  • 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 12 years of age and over 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 ½ 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 10 mg, sodium 4 mg. VERY LOW SODIUM
  • Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)

Inactive ingredients

Dicalcium phosphate, D&C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow #6 Aluminum Lake, lecithin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol, pregelatinized starch, sodium benzoate, talc, and titanium dioxide

WARNING INFORMATION

Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting is present unless directed by a physician. If you have noticed a sudden change in bowel movements that persists over a period of two weeks, consult a physician before using a laxative. Do not use laxative products for longer than 1 week unless told to do so by a doctor. Rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative may indicate a serious condition; discontinue use and consult your physician. If you are pregnant or nursing a baby, seek the advice of a healthcare professional before using these products. In case of accidental overdose, seek professional assistance or contact a Poison Control Center immediately. Keep out of children's reach.

Senokot-S®: Do not use if you are now taking mineral oil, unless told to do so by a healthcare professional.