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sennosides A&B-oral tablet

GENERIC NAME: SENNOSIDES A&B - ORAL TABLET (SEN-oh-sides A & B)

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USES: This medication is used for the short-term treatment (usually less than one week) of constipation.

HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth as directed, usually with a full glass of water before bedtime. The medication works within 8 to 12 hours to produce a bowel movement. Laxatives should not be used without doctor's approval especially in persons experiencing stomach cramps, nausea or vomiting. Prolonged, frequent or excessive use of laxatives may lead to dependency.

SIDE EFFECTS: Rectal irritation, bloating, cramping may occur. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. This medication may cause your urine to turn red-orange in color. Do not be alarmed, for this is a temporary effect and is not harmful. Notify your doctor if you develop: skin rash, rectal bleeding, dizziness, weakness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.




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