Label: SENNA-S LAXATIVE- docusate sodium and sennosides tablet, coated 

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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.

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  • Active ingredients (in each tablet)

    Docusate sodium 50 mg

    Sennosides 8.6 mg

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  • Purpose

    Stool softener

    Laxative

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  • Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours
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  • 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 lasts over 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 (1-800-222-1222).

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  • Directions

    • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor
     age
     starting dosage
     maximum dosage
     adults and children 12 years of age or older  2 tablets once a day
     4 tablets twice a day
     children 6 to under 12
     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 20 mg
    • each tablet contains: sodium 6 mg VERY LOW SODIUM
    • store at 25°C (77°F), excursions permitted between 15°-30°C (59°-86°F)
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  • Inactive ingredients

    carnauba wax*, croscarmellose sodium, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, FD&C blue #2 aluminum lake*, FD&C red #40 aluminum lake*, FD&C yellow #6 aluminum lake, hypromellose*, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin*, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polyvinyl alcohol*, purified water*, silicon dioxide, sodium benzoate*, stearic acid, talc*, titanium dioxide

    *contains one or more of these ingredients

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  • Principal Display Panel

    Compare to the active ingredients of Senokot-S®†

    Senna-S Laxative

    Natural Vegetable Laxative

    Stool Softener Plus Laxative

    Docusate Sodium, 50 mg

    Sennosides, 8.6 mg Tablets

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

    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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  • Package Label

     Sennosides 8.6 mg

    New World Imports Senna S Laxative Tablets

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENNA-S LAXATIVE 
    docusate sodium, sennosides tablet, coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:51824-561
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    DOCUSATE SODIUM (DOCUSATE) DOCUSATE SODIUM 50 mg
    SENNOSIDES (SENNOSIDES) SENNOSIDES 8.6 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARNAUBA WAX  
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM  
    D&C YELLOW NO. 10  
    CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, DIHYDRATE  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 2  
    FD&C RED NO. 40  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6  
    HYPROMELLOSES  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE  
    MALTODEXTRIN  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS  
    POLYVINYL ALCOHOL  
    WATER  
    SILICON DIOXIDE  
    SODIUM BENZOATE  
    STEARIC ACID  
    TALC  
    TITANIUM DIOXIDE  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score no score
    Shape ROUND Size 10mm
    Flavor Imprint Code SS1;S35;TCL081
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:51824-561-01 60 in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 04/30/2012
    Labeler - New World Imports (075372276)
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