Senokot

      Senokot Tablets

      Senokot Tablets are effective laxatives which contain natural senna, a plant extract which works by stimulating the muscles in the bowel. Clinically proven medicine for short-term, occasional constipation. Available in sizes of 20 (GSL), packs of 60 available in pharmacy only.

      Laxatives do not affect the number of calories absorbed from food. This means they do not help with weight loss.

      Always read the label.

      Ingredients

      Each tablet contains powdered Alexandrian Senna fruit (pods), Tinnevelly Senna fruit (pods), Calcium phosphate, Maize starch, Lactose monohydrate, Magnesium stearate.

      How to use

      - For oral administration.
      - The correct individual dose is the smallest required to produce a comfortable soft-formed motion.
      - Adults and the elderly: Swallow one to two tablets at night
      - Should not be used in children or adolescents under the age of 18 years.
      - New users should start with the lowest dose and increase it to the maximum dose if necessary. Once regularity has been regained dosage should be reduced and can usually be stopped.
      - If no bowel action has occurred after three days of progressively increased dosage, a medical examination should be considered.
      - Do not store above 25°C. Store in the original package. Do not use after the expiry date shown on the pack. Keep out of sight and reach of children.

      Duration of use:
      - Not to be used for more than 1 week. Usually it is sufficient to take this medicinal product up to two to three times during that week.
      - If the symptoms persist during the use of the medicinal product, a doctor or a pharmacist should be consulted.

      Warnings

      Do not take this product if you are:

      • Allergic to any of the ingredients
      • Have bowel or stomach problems
      • Are pregnant or breast-feeding
      • Have a kidney or heart condition
      If the symptoms worsen during the use of the medicinal product or there is no bowel movement after three days, a doctor or pharmacist should be consulted.

      Where to buy

      Asda

      Senokot Max Strength Tablets

      Senokot Max Strength is an effective laxative which contains natural senna, a plant extract which works by stimulating the muscles in the bowel. Clinically proven medicine for short-term, occasional constipation. Available in sizes of 10 (GSL), packs of 24s and 48s available in pharmacy only.

      Laxatives do not affect the number of calories absorbed from food. This means they do not help with weight loss.

      Always read the label.

      Ingredients

      Each tablet contains powdered Alexandrian Senna fruit (pods), Tinnevelly Senna fruit (pods), Calcium phosphate, Maize starch, Lactose monohydrate, Magnesium stearate.

      How to use

      - For oral administration.
      - The correct individual dose is the smallest required to produce a comfortable soft-formed motion.
      - Should not be used in children or adolescents under the age of 18 years.
      - Adults, the elderly and children over 18 yrs: 1 tablet taken at night.


      Duration of use:
      - Not to be used for more than 1 week. Usually it is sufficient to take this medicinal product up to two to three times during that week.
      - If the symptoms persist during the use of the medicinal product, a doctor or a pharmacist should be consulted.

      Warnings

      Do not take this product if you are:

      • Allergic to any of the ingredients
      • Have bowel or stomach problems
      • Are pregnant or breast-feeding
      • Have a kidney or heart condition
      • If the symptoms worsen during the use of the medicinal product or there is no bowel movement after three days, a doctor or pharmacist should be consulted.

      Where to buy

      Asda

      Senokot Syrup

      Senokot Syrup is an effective laxative which contains natural senna, a plant extract which works by stimulating the muscles in the bowel. Clinically proven medicine for short-term, occasional constipation. Available in 150ml and 500ml. 500ml available in pharmacy only.

      Laxatives do not affect the number of calories absorbed from food. This means they do not help with weight loss.

      Always read the label.

      Ingredients

      Active Ingredient: Each 5ml spoonful contains calcium sennosides equivalent to 7.5mg total sennosides (calculated as sennosides B) in a fruit flavoured base.

      Also contains: Methyl (E218) and propyl (E216), parahydroxybenzoates, potassium sorbate (E202) and malitol syrup (E965). Also contains small amounts of alcohol.

      How to use

      Adults, the elderly and children over 12 years: one to two 5 ml spoonfuls at night. Should not be used in children or adolescents under the age of 12 years. Keep out of reach and sight of children. Do not store above 25°C. Do not freeze. Do not use after the expiry date.

      Warnings

      If laxatives are required daily or if you have persistent abdominal pain or change of bowel habits consult your doctor. This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist. Use of the product is not recommended in pregnancy.

      Where to buy

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