sennosides A&B-oral tablet (cont.)
PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor if you have: high blood pressure, allergies (especially drug allergies). This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy or while breast-feeding. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Because laxatives may interfere with the absorption of certain medications, tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: To maintain normal bowel habits, it is important to drink plenty of fluids (4-6 eight ounce glasses per day), increase your intake of fiber and roughage by eating fruits and vegetables and exercise regularly.
MISSED DOSE: This medication should not be taken routinely. However, if you miss a dose, do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat, light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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