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Senna by CVS Pharmacy

Medically reviewed on January 8, 2018

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: SENNOSIDES 8.6mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-586

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 (in each tablet)

Sennosides 8.6 mg

Purpose

Laxative

Uses
  • relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
  • generally produces a bowel movement within 6- 12 hours.

Warnings

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

Ask a doctor before using if you have
  • stomach 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 right away.

Directions
  • take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor
agestarting dosage maximum dosage 
 adults and children 12 years of age and over 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 tablets once a day 1 tablet twice a day
 children under 2 years ask a doctor ask a doctor


Other information
  • each tablet contains: calcium 25 mg
  • store at 25o C (77o F); excursions permitted between 15-30ºC (59-86ºF)

Inactive Ingredients

croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate, hypromellose, liquid paraffin*, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin*, microcrystalline cellulose, mineral oil*, polyethylene glycol*, polyvinyl alcohol*, silicon dioxide*, stearic acid*, sodium lauryl sulfate*, talc

*contains one or more of these ingredients

Questions or comments?

Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

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Compare to the active ingredient in Senokot®†

Senna

Sennosides 8.6 mg

Laxative

Standardized senna concentrate

Natural vegetable laxative ingredient

Tablets

†This product is not manufactured or distributed by Purdue Products L.P., distributor of Senokot®.

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SAFETY SEAL UNDER CAP IS BROKEN OR MISSING

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Product Label

CVS Senna Tablets

SENNA 
sennosides tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-586
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
SENNOSIDES (SENNOSIDES) SENNOSIDES8.6 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
DIBASIC CALCIUM PHOSPHATE DIHYDRATE 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
MINERAL OIL 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
STEARIC ACID 
TALC 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
POLYVINYL ALCOHOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWNScoreno score
ShapeROUNDSize9mm
FlavorImprint Code0813;AV;TCL080;S8
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-586-25250 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
2NDC:59779-586-5050 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33412/31/2015
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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