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What this medicine is for
An effective laxative for the short-term relief of occasional constipation. Laxatives do not affect the number of calories absorbed from food. This means they do not help with weight loss.
Does not help with weight loss. Overuse can be harmful.
Suitable for adults, the elderly and children 12 years and over
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that tablet.
|Age||How many to take||How often to take|
|Adults, the elderly and children 12 years and over||One||Once a day, at bedtime|
|Reduce the amount you take once your bowels become regular|
Swallow the tablet with a drink of water.
Do not give to children under 12 years.
Do not take more than the amount recommended above.
Do not take this medicine for more than 7 days. If laxatives are needed every day, if there is no bowel movement after 3 days or if symptoms persist, in particular if you have persistent abdominal pain or are passing blood, talk to your doctor.
Hazards and Cautions
Before you take this medicine
Do not take if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients
- have undiagnosed stomach complaints such as stomach pain, nausea and vomiting as well as constipation
- have bowel or other stomach problems
- have kidney or heart problems
- are dehydrated
- are under 12 years
If you need more advice ask your pharmacist
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children
Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton
This is a medicine;
- If laxatives are required daily or if you have persistent abdominal pain or change of bowel habits consult your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition are taking any other medication or complementary therapy or if symptoms persist
- Seek advice before using if you are planning to become pregnant, breastfeeding or suffer from allergies
Active ingredient: Each tablet contains Alexandrian Senna fruit (Cassia senna L. (C. acutifolia Delile) fruit) corresponding to 15 mg hydroxyanthracence glycosides, calculated as sennoside B.
Also contains: maize starch, calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate