Label: SENNA- sennosides a and b syrup

  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: OTC monograph not final

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Drug Label Information

Updated April 30, 2018

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    Drug Facts

  • Active Ingredient (in each teaspoonful)

    Sennosides 8.8 mg

  • Purpose


  • Uses

    • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
    • generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours
  • 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 movements that continues over a period of 2 weeks

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

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • shake well before use
    • Do not exceed recommended dose
    AgeStarting DoseMaximum dosage
    adults and children 12 years and older2 - 3 teaspoons once a day preferable at bedtime; increase as needed or as recommended by a doctor3 teaspoons in the morning and 3 teaspoons at bedtime
    Under 12 years of ageask a doctorask a doctor
  • Other information

    • store at room temperature 15°- 25°C (59°- 77°F)

    TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use this product if breakaway band on cap is broken or missing.

  • Inactive ingredients

    flavors, parabens, propylene glycol, sucrose, and water.


    RIJ Pharmaceuticals Corporation
    40 Commercial Avenue
    Middletown, NY 10941

  • PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 237 mL Bottle Label

    NDC 53807-556-08

    Senna Syrup
    Senna Syrup
    Natural Vegetable Laxative

    8 fl. oz. (237 mL)

    Principal Display Panel  - 237 mL Bottle Label
    sennosides a and b syrup
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53807-556
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    Sennosides A and B (UNII: 1B5FPI42EN) (Sennosides A and B - UNII:1B5FPI42EN) Sennosides A and B8.8 mg  in 5 mL
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    Methylparaben (UNII: A2I8C7HI9T)  
    propylene glycol (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)  
    propylparaben (UNII: Z8IX2SC1OH)  
    water (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    cocoa (UNII: D9108TZ9KG)  
    sucrose (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    Product Characteristics
    FlavorCHOCOLATEImprint Code
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:53807-556-08237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC; Type 0: Not a Combination Product11/08/2016
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33411/08/2016
    Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation144679156manufacture(53807-556)