EX-LAX MAXIMUM STRENGTH STIMULANT LAXATIVE

Dosage form: pill
Ingredients: SENNOSIDES 25mg
Labeler: Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.
NDC Code: 0067-0016

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

Sennosides, USP, 25 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours

Warnings

Do Not Use

Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor

Ask Doctor before use if you have

noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you

are taking any other drug. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs.

When Using this product

do not use for a period longer than 1 week

Stop use and ask a doctor if

rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occur after use of a laxative. These may be signs of a serious condition.

If pregnant or breast-feeding,

ask a health professional before use.

Keep Out of Reach of Children.

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

Directions
  • swallow pill(s) with a glass of water
  • swallow pill(s) whole, do not crush, break or chew

adults and children 12 years of age and older

2 pills once or twice daily

children 6 to under 12 years of age

1 pill once or twice daily

children under 6 years of age

ask a doctor

Other information
  • each pill contains: calcium 50 mg
  • sodium free
  • store at controlled room temperature 20-25C (68-77F). Protect from moisture.

Inactive ingredients

acacia, alginic acid, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, dibasic calcium phosphate, FD&C blue no.1 aluminum lake, iron oxide black, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, potassium hydroxide, povidone, pregelatinized starch, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions?

call 1-800-452-0051

Additional information listed on other panels

The Ex•Lax® Guarantee: When taken as directed, Ex•Lax® is guaranteed to work gently and effectively overnight or your money back. Return product to Novartis, attention Consumer Affairs, for full refund.

Tamper Evident Feature: Ex•Lax® Pills are sealed in blister packets. Use only if the individual seal is unbroken.

Distributed by: Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. Parsippany, NJ 07054-0622 ©20xx

Package/Label Principal Display Panel

NDC 0067-0016-24

Maximum Strength

ex•lax®

SENNOSIDES, USP, 25 mg

STIMULANT LAXATIVE

RELIEF GUARANTEED EVERY TIME

GENTLE OVERNIGHT RELIEF YOU CAN TRUST

EX-LAX  MAXIMUM STRENGTH STIMULANT LAXATIVE
sennosides pill
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0067-0016
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SENNOSIDES (SENNOSIDES) SENNOSIDES25 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ACACIA 
ALGINIC ACID 
CARNAUBA WAX 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, ANHYDROUS 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
FERROSOFERRIC OXIDE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE 
POVIDONE 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SHELLAC 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
STEARIC ACID 
SUCROSE 
TALC 
TITANIUM DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUEScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize11mm
FlavorImprint Codeex;lax;1
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0067-0016-242 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
112 PILL in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:0067-0016-906 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
215 PILL in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:0067-0016-484 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
312 PILL in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/01/2012
Labeler - Novartis Consumer Health, Inc. (879821635)

Revised: 02/2013
 
Novartis Consumer Health, Inc.

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