Label: SENNA- sennosides a and b tablet

  • 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 05/12

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  • Active Ingredient

    Sennosides 8.6 mg

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  • Purpose

    Laxative

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  • Uses:

    Relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)

    Generally causes 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 using if you have: Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, or noticed a sudden change in bowel movements that continues over a period of 2 weeks

    Stop use ans ask a doctor if you have rectal bleeding or you fail to have a bowel movement after use.  These may indicate a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health care 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.

    Adults and children over 12 years of age: Starting dosage 2 tablets once a day.  Maximum Dosage 4 tablets twice a day.

    Children 6 to under 12 years of age:  Starting dosage 1 tablets once a day.  Maximum Dosage 2 tablets twice a day.

    Children 2 to under 6 years of age: Starting dosage 1/2 tablet once a day.  Maximum Dosage 1 tablet twice a day.

    Children under 2 years of age: Ask a doctor

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  • Inactive Ingredients

    Colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, *dicalcium phosphate anhydrous, hypermellose, maltodextrin, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, *mineral oil, *polyethylene glycol (PEG), stearic acid, talc, triacetin. 

    *May also contain.

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  • Package Labeling

    Compare to the active ingredient in Senokot

    Senna Laxative
    Natural Vegetable Laxative

    Standardized Senna Concentrate

    100 Senna Tablets
    Sennosides 8.6mg each

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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    SENNA 
    sennosides tablet
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC:51824-198
    Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    SENNOSIDES A AND B (SENNOSIDES A AND B) SENNOSIDES A AND B 8.6 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    SILICON DIOXIDE  
    CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM  
    CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, DIHYDRATE  
    CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, ANHYDROUS  
    HYPROMELLOSES  
    MALTODEXTRIN  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE  
    MINERAL OIL  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS  
    STEARIC ACID  
    TALC  
    TRIACETIN  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN (Light brown speckled with dark brown) Score no score
    Shape ROUND (Round) Size 9mm
    Flavor Imprint Code S3;S8;TCL080
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:51824-198-01 100 in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 11/11/2010 04/28/2015
    Labeler - New World Imports (075372276)
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