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Senna by Major Pharmaceuticals

Medically reviewed on July 31, 2017

Dosage form: syrup
Ingredients: Sennosides A and B 8.8mg in 5mL
Labeler: Major Pharmaceuticals
NDC Code: 0904-6289

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Senna Syrup

Drug Facts

*Senna Syrup is not manufactured or distributed by The Purdue Frederick Company, owners of the registered trademark Senokot®.

Active Ingredient (in each teaspoonful)

Sennosides 8.8 mg

Purpose

Laxative

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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if 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.

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

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

Questions?

To Report Adverse Drug Event Call (800) 616-2471

Distributed by: MAJOR® PHARMACEUTICALS
31778 Enterprise Drive
Livonia, MI 48150 USA

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 237 mL Bottle Label

MAJOR®

NDC 0904-6289-09

NEW &
IMPROVED

Senna SYRUP
Natural Vegetable Laxative

For Gentle, Predictable Relief
of Constipation

(standardized extract of senna fruit)

Alcohol Free

Natural Chocolate Flavor

Contents:
8 fl. oz. (237 mL)

Compare to active ingredient in
Senokot®*

SENNA 
sennosides a and b syrup
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0904-6289
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Sennosides A and B (Sennosides A and B) Sennosides A and B8.8 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Methylparaben 
propylene glycol 
propylparaben 
water 
cocoa 
sucrose 
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWNScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorCHOCOLATEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0904-6289-09237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33404/23/2012
Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)

 
Major Pharmaceuticals

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