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Senna Laxative by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on February 25, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: SENNOSIDES 8.6mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-298

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CVS 44-298

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Sennosides USP, 8.6 mg

Purpose

Stimulant laxative

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

Warnings

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

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • nausea
  • stomach pain
  • vomiting
  • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that continues over a period of 2 weeks

Stop use and ask a doctor if

you have rectal bleeding or fail to have a bowel movement after use of a laxative. These may indicate 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 (1-800-222-1222) immediately.

Directions
  • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor

agestarting dosage maximum dosage 
adults and children 12
years of age or older
 2 tablets once a
 day
 4 tablets twice a
 day 
children 6 to under 12
years
 1 tablet once a
 day 
 2 tablets twice a
 day 
children 2 to under 6
years
 1/2 tablet once a
 day
 1 tablet twice a
 day 
 children under 2 years ask a doctor  ask a doctor 

Other information
  • TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF IMPRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING
  • each tablet contains: calcium 25 mg
  • protect from moisture
  • store at controlled room temperature 15° to 30°C (59° to 86°F)
  • use by expiration date on package

Inactive ingredients

croscarmellose sodium, dicalcium phosphate, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silica gel

Principal Display Panel

value size | 250 tablets

CVS
pharmacy®

Compare to the active ingredient in Senokot®†

SENNA
LAXATIVE

STANDARDIZED SENNA CONCENTRATE
SENNOSIDES 8.6 mg

Natural vegetable laxative ingredient

250 TABLETS

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by Purdue Products L.P., owner of the registered trademark Senokot®.

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
©2012 CVS/pharmacy
www.cvs.com    1-800-shop-CVS    V-14236

50844    REV0609A29813    #707928

CVS 44-298

SENNA LAXATIVE 
sennosides tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-298
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SENNOSIDES (SENNOSIDES) SENNOSIDES8.6 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWN (brownish green) Scoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize9mm
FlavorImprint Code44;298
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-298-151 BOTTLE, PLASTIC in 1 CARTON
150 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-298-13250 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33401/27/199512/10/2018
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(59779-298)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(59779-298)

 
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