Active substance(s): ISPAGHULA HUSK
Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange drink is an easy and convenient way
to increase the fibre in your diet helping your digestive system
work more efficiently and gently relieving constipation the
natural way. As it works naturally with your body it takes care
constipation without undue straining, discomfort or
unnatural urgency, helping to restore and maintain regularity.
Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange comes in packs of either 10 or 30 sachets.
WHY SHOULD I TAKE SENOKOT HI-FIBRE ORANGE?
A lack of fibre in the diet is one of the main causes of bowel irregularity. Senokot HiFibre Orange is high in natural fibre which will help you to restore and maintain your
Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange can be used wherever increased fibre is needed in your diet to
help relieve constipation - this includes constipation during pregnancy. It can also be used
to help maintain a normal bowel function among those suffering from haemorrhoids (piles).
DO NOT TAKE SENOKOT HI-FIBRE ORANGE IF:
cause constipation, eg codeine or morphine. IF IN DOUBT CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR OR
PHARMACIST. • Your doctor has told you that you are suffering from a blockage of the bowel
(intestinal obstruction or faecal impaction) or muscle weakness of the bowel wall (colonic atony)
• you are allergic to any of the ingredients • your doctor has told you that you have
phenylketonuria, because the product is sweetened with aspartame (E951), which contains a
source of phenylalanine. This may be harmful to people with phenylketonuria.
WHAT SIDE - EFFECTS MAY OCCUR?
Due to the increased fibre intake of your diet you may experience flatulence or bloating
during the first few days of taking Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange. These effects should lessen
as you continue to take Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange. If you find these symptoms particularly
troublesome you can take just one dose of Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange for a few days. If
you have any other symptoms after taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist.
HOW TO PREPARE SENOKOT HI-FIBRE ORANGE DRINK
Fill a glass with approximately 150ml (1/4 pint) of cold water. Pour in the required amount
(see dosage below). Stir well and drink straight away.
DOSAGE ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 12: One sachet of Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange
in the morning, and one in the evening.
CHILDREN 6-12: 1/2 - 1 level 5ml spoonful, morning and evening, depending on age and size.
If there has been no bowel movement after three days of treatment, the doctor should
Do not take Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange without water. If you accidentally take too much,
drink plenty of water. If symptoms persist, consult your doctor.
Do not take more Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange than directed.
Store dry below 30°C.
Do not use after the expiry date shown on the pack (EXP month/year).
OUT OF THE REACH AND SIGHT OF CHILDREN.
Last revised May 2006.
Printed in Britain
are trade marks.
Manufacturer and MA Holder:
Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK)
Limited, Hull HU8 7DS.
5 000158 065390
Natural Fibre Drink
Senokot Hi-Fibre Orange
is sugar free and
Each single dose sachet of granules
contains 3.5g Ispaghula Husk B.P. in
an orange flavoured base containing
aspartame E951 and saccharin sodium
sweeteners, potassium bicarbonate,
sodium bicarbonate, polysorbate 80,
silica colloidal anhydrous, citric acid
and beta - carotene and riboflavine
sodium phosphate colouring.
Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
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