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Senna-Lax by Guardian Drug Company

Medically reviewed on December 22, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: SENNOSIDES 8.6mg
Labeler: Guardian Drug Company
NDC Code: 53041-159

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.

Senna-Lax

Active ingredient (in each tablet)

Sennosides 8.6 mg

Purpose

Laxative

Uses

relieves: occasional constipation (irregularity)

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

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • 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 immediately.

Directions
  • take preferably at bedtime
  • expect results in 6-12 hours
  • adults and children 12 years and over do not exceed 8 tablets in 24 hours
  • children 6 to under 12 years do not exceed 4 tablets in 24 hours
  • children 2 to under 6 years do not exceed 2 tablets in 24 hours
  • do not exceed the maximum dosage of this product
 adults and children 12 years and over2 tablets once daily (maximum: 4 tablets twice a day) 
 children 6 to under 12 years 1 tablet once daily (maximum: 2 tablets twice a day)
 children 2 to under 6 years 1/2 tablet once daily (maximum: 1 tablet twice a day)
 childrem under 2 years ask a doctor

Other information
  • do not use if printed seal under cap is torn or missing
  • store at room temperature
  • avoid excessive humidity

Inactive ingredients

crospovidone, dextrose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch

PDP

Compare to the active ingredient in SENOKOT®

Senna-Lax

Natural Vegetable Laxative

Sennosides / Laxative

For Gentle, Overnight

Relief of Constipation

100 Tablets

SENNA-LAX 
sennosides tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53041-159
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SENNOSIDES (SENNOSIDES) SENNOSIDES8.6 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CROSPOVIDONE 
DEXTROSE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
STARCH, PREGELATINIZED CORN 
Product Characteristics
Colorbrown (light brown to brown) Scoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize8mm
FlavorImprint CodeG159
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53041-159-141 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
150 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:53041-159-161 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
2100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33402/02/2002
Labeler - Guardian Drug Company (119210276)

 
Guardian Drug Company

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