Label: SENNA LAXATIVE- sennosides tablet 

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  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

NOTE: Most over the counter (OTC) are not reviewed and approved by the FDA. However, they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Label Information

Updated 11/13

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  • Active ingredient (in each tablet)

    Sennosides 8.6 mg

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  • Purpose

    Laxative

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  • Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces a bowel movement in 6 -12 hours
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  • Warnings

    Do Not Use

    • 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.

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  • Directions

    • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor
     age     starting dosage maximum dosage 
     adults and children over 12 years of age or older  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  1/2 tablet once a day  1 tablet twice a day
     children under 2 years  ask a doctor  ask a doctor


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  • Other information


    • each tablet contains: calcium 25 mg
    • store at 25ºC (77ºF); excursions permitted between 15º-30ºC (59º-86ºF)
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  • Inactive ingredients

    croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, hypromellose, liquid paraffin*, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin*, microcrystalline cellulose, mineral oil*, silicon dioxide*, stearic acid*, sodium lauryl sulfate*, talc*, triacetin*

    *contains one or more of these ingredients

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    Compare to the active ingredient in SENOKOT®†

    Senna Laxative 

    Natural Vegetable Laxative

    Standardized Senna Concentrate

    Senna Tablets  8.6 mg each

     †This product is not manufactured or distributed by Purdue Products L.P., owner of the registered trademark Senokot®.

    Distributed by:

    NWI, Inc., 160 Athens Way

    Nashville, TN 37228

    TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING.

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  • Product Label

    Sennosides 8.6 mg

    NWI Senna Laxative Tablets

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENNA LAXATIVE 
    sennosides tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:51824-037
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    SENNOSIDES (SENNOSIDES) SENNOSIDES 8.6 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM  
    CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, DIHYDRATE  
    HYPROMELLOSES  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE  
    MALTODEXTRIN  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE  
    MINERAL OIL  
    SILICON DIOXIDE  
    STEARIC ACID  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE  
    TALC  
    TRIACETIN  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 9mm
    Flavor Imprint Code S3;TCL080;S8
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:51824-037-01 100 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 10/30/2013
    Labeler - New World Imports (075372276)
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