Senokot Max Strength Tablets 12 Years Plus - 48 Tablets

48 UNI | £0.20 per 1UNI

Clinically Proven Medicine for the short-term relief of occasional constipation
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Suitable for: Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years
Active ingredients: Senna Fruit

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Does not help with weight loss. Overuse can be harmful.


Senokot Max Strength Tablets 12 Years Plus is an effective laxative 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.

Suitable for

Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years


Age restriction

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 tablet at night. Do not take more than 1 tablet in any 24hr period. Do not take more medicine than the label tells you to.

Senokot Max Strength 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.

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

Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children


Do not store above 30°C. Store in the original package. Do not use after the expiry date shown on the pack (EXP month/year)


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 ingredients

Senna Fruit


Active ingredients: Each tablet contains powdered Alexandrian Senna fruit (pods) (Cassia senna L. (C. acutifolia Delile)), and Tinnevelly Senna fruit (pods) (Cassia angustifolia Vahl) equivalent to 15mg hydroxyahthracene glycosides, calculated as sennoside B.

Also contains: lactose more less

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