Label: SENNA- sennosides a and b syrup

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

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Updated May 4, 2016

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  • Active Ingredient (in each teaspoonful)

    Sennosides 8.8 mg

  • Purpose


  • Uses

    relieves occasional constipation (irregularity), generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours

  • Warnings

    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

    Do not use laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

    you are taking any other drug. Take this product two or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if

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

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

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

  • Directions

    Take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor. Shake Well Before Using.

    agestarting dosemaximum dosage
    adults and children 12 years and older2 - 3 teaspoons once a day3 teaspoons twice a day
    children 6 to under 12 years1 - 1 1/2 teaspoons once a day1 1/2 teaspoons twice a day
    children 2 to under 6 years1/2 - 3/4 teaspoon once a day3/4 teaspoon twice a day
    children under 2 yearsask a doctorask a doctor
  • Other information

    • avoid excessive heat
    • store at room temperature 15°- 30°C (59°- 86°F)
  • Inactive ingredients

    cocoa distillate flavor, natural chocolate flavor, methylparaben, propylene glycol, propylparaben, purified water, sucrose

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    Label Image
    sennosides a and b syrup
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:17856-6289(NDC:0904-6289)
    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:17856-6289-55 mL in 1 CUP; Type 0: Not a Combination Product05/04/2016
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33404/23/2012
    Labeler - Atlantic Biologicals Corps (047437707)
    Registrant - Atlantic Biologicals Corps (047437707)
    NameAddressID/FEIBusiness Operations
    Atlantic Biologicals Corps047437707RELABEL(17856-6289) , REPACK(17856-6289)