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Does not help with weight loss. Overuse can be harmful.
Senokot 7.5mg Tablets 12 Years Plus are effective laxatives made with natural Senna Fruit (pods), standardised to contain a constant amount of active ingredient in each dose. It provides effective relief from short-term, occasional constipation.
Laxatives do not affect the number of calories absorbed from food. This means they do not help with weight loss.
Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years
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.
For oral use only. Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: swallow 1-2 tablets at night. Do not take more medicine than the label tells you. Senokot 7.5mg Tablets 12 Years Plus usually act within 8-12 hours. 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, consult your doctor. Not to be used for more than 1 week. Usually it is sufficient to take this medicinal product up to two to three times during that week. If the symptoms persist during the use of the medicinal product, a doctor or pharmacist should be consulted.
See enclosed leaflet for further information.
Hazards and Cautions
Do not take this product if you:
- are allergic to any of the ingredients.
- have bowel or stomach problems.
- are pregnant or breast-feeding. have a kidney or heart condition.
- are under 12 years of age, unless advised by a medical professional.
Do not store above 25°C.
Store in the original package.
Do not use after the expiry date shown on the pack
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 powdered Alexandrian Senna fruit (pods) (cassia senna L. ( C. acutifolia Delile)), and Tinnevelly Senna fruit (pods) (Cassia angustifolia Vahl) equivalent to 7.5mg hydroxyahthracene gylcosides, calculated as sennoside B.
Also contains: Lactose.