Senokot Syrupand/or alternativesChemical Ingredient: Sennosides
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Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.
1.7mg/ml Oral Syrup
No generic is available for Senokot 1.7mg/ml.
- Manufactured by Purdue Pharma
- Product of Canada • Shipped from Canada
- Over the Counter
No generic is available for Senokot 1.7mg/ml.
Please Note: Please note that due to shipping restrictions we can only ship a maximum of 1 bottle of Senokot Syrup at at time.
Senokot Syrup Drug Information
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Senokot Drug Information
Senokot Syrup Overview
Sennosides are used to treat constipation. They may also be used to clean out the intestines before a bowel examination/surgery. Sennosides are known as stimulant laxatives. They work by keeping water in the intestines, which causes movement of the intestines.
How to Use Senokot Syrup
Take Senokot Syrup by mouth as directed by your doctor. If you are self-treating, follow all directions on the product package. If you are uncertain about any of the information, ask your doctor or pharmacist. If you are using the chewable tablets, chew each tablet well and swallow. If you are using the dissolving strips, allow each strip to dissolve on the tongue and then swallow, with or without water. If you are using the liquid form of Senokot Syrup, measure the dose carefully using a special measuring device/cup. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose. Dosage of Senokot Syrup is based on your age, medical condition, and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or take Senokot Syrup more often than directed. Do not take Senokot Syrup for more than 7 days unless directed by your doctor. Serious side effects may occur with overuse of Senokot Syrup (see also Side Effects section). It may take 6 to 12 hours before Senokot Syrup causes a bowel movement. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens, or if bleeding from the rectum occurs. If you think you may have a serious medical problem, seek immediate medical attention.
Senokot Syrup Precautions
Before taking Senokot Syrup, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to senna; or if you have any other allergies. Senokot Syrup may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Senokot Syrup, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,appendicitis or symptoms of appendicitis (such as nausea/vomiting, sudden or unexplained stomach/abdominal pain), a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts for longer than 2 weeks, bleeding from the rectum, intestinal blockage. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). Chewable tablets or dissolving strips may contain sugar. Caution is advised if you have diabetes or any other condition that requires you to limit/avoid sugar in your diet. Ask your doctor or pharmacist about using Senokot Syrup safely. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using Senokot Syrup. Using it for long periods during pregnancy is not recommended. Consult your doctor for more details. Senokot Syrup passes into breast milk, but is unlikely to harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Senokot Syrup Misdose
If your doctor has directed you to take Senokot Syrup on a regular schedule and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Take your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Senokot Syrup Interactions
The effects of some drugs can change if you take other drugs or herbal products at the same time. This can increase your risk for serious side effects or may cause your medications not to work correctly. These drug interactions are possible, but do not always occur. Your doctor or pharmacist can often prevent or manage interactions by changing how you use your medications or by close monitoring. To help your doctor and pharmacist give you the best care, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) before starting treatment with Senokot Syrup. While using Senokot Syrup, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any other medicines you are using without your doctor's approval. Keep a list of all the products you use. Share the list with your doctor and pharmacist to reduce your risk for serious medication problems.
Senokot Syrup Side Effects
What are Senokot Syrup side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Senokot Syrup may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Senokot Syrup as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Senokot Syrup
The side effects of Senokot Syrup may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Senokot Syrup. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Senokot Syrup may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Senokot Syrup, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Senokot Syrup.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Senokot Syrup, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Senokot Syrup and the side effects associated with Senokot Syrup are described in the following:
Common Senokot Syrup Side Effects
- abdominal pain with cramps
Less Frequent Senokot Syrup Side Effects
Rare or Very Rare Senokot Syrup Side Effects
- metabolic acidosis
- metabolic alkalosis
- melanosis of colon
- allergic dermatitis
- skin rash
- urine discoloration
Senokot Syrup Storage
Different brands of Senokot Syrup have different storage needs. Check the product package for instructions on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Senokot Syrup when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
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