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Senna by Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

Medically reviewed on November 8, 2016

Dosage form: syrup
Ingredients: Sennosides A and B 8.8mg in 5mL
Labeler: Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation
NDC Code: 53807-556

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Senna Syrup

Drug Facts

Active Ingredient (in each teaspoonful)

Sennosides 8.8 mg



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


Do not use

  • laxative products for longer than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

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

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

  • shake well before use
  • Do not exceed recommended dose
AgeStarting DoseMaximum dosage
adults and children 12 years and older2 - 3 teaspoons once a day preferable at bedtime; increase as needed or as recommended by a doctor3 teaspoons in the morning and 3 teaspoons at bedtime
Under 12 years of ageask a doctorask a doctor

Other information
  • store at room temperature 15°- 25°C (59°- 77°F)

TAMPER EVIDENT: Do not use this product if breakaway band on cap is broken or missing.

Inactive ingredients

flavors, parabens, propylene glycol, sucrose, and water.

RIJ Pharmaceuticals Corporation
40 Commercial Avenue
Middletown, NY 10941


NDC 53807-556-08

Senna Syrup
Senna Syrup
Natural Vegetable Laxative

8 fl. oz. (237 mL)

sennosides a and b syrup
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53807-556
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
propylene glycol 
Product Characteristics
FlavorCHOCOLATEImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53807-556-08237 mL in 1 BOTTLE, PLASTIC
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33411/08/2016
Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)

Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

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