Psyllium Husk vs Senna Leaf Extract

Psyllium Husk
(OTC)
Senna Leaf Extract
(OTC)
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Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Helpfulness
for Constipation
3.4
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
19,769 Discussions
56 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for IBS
Psyllium Husk is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
Our data suggest that Senna Leaf Extract is taken for Constipation, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Psy
Runny Nose
1
PVC's
1
Dizziness
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Burps
1
Heart Disease
1
Diverticulitis
1
Migraines
1
Rash
1
Lack Of Sleep
1
Sen
Addiction
9
Stomach Problems
9
Cough
6
Fever
6
UTI
6
Burps
3
Hiccups
3
PMS
3
Shaking
3
Weight Gain
3
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Psyllium Husk
Psy
Senna Leaf Extract
Sen
Runny Nose
Psy
Sen
1
0
PVC's
Psy
Sen
1
0
Dizziness
Psy
Sen
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Psy
Sen
1
0
Burps
Psy
Sen
1
3
Heart Disease
Psy
Sen
1
0
Diverticulitis
Psy
Sen
1
0
Migraines
Psy
Sen
1
0
Rash
Psy
Sen
1
0
Lack Of Sleep
Psy
Sen
1
0
Addiction
Sen
Psy
9
0
Stomach Problems
Sen
Psy
9
0
Cough
Sen
Psy
6
0
Fever
Sen
Psy
6
0
UTI
Sen
Psy
6
0
Burps
Sen
Psy
3
1
Hiccups
Sen
Psy
3
0
PMS
Sen
Psy
3
0
Shaking
Sen
Psy
3
0
Weight Gain
Sen
Psy
3
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Psyllium Husk and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Senna Leaf Extract and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Syrup
Dosages
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Powder: 6 gram, 3 gram/3 gram, 2.6 gram/4.1 gram, 3.4 gram/5.4 gram, 4.3 gram/6 gram, 6 gram/6 gram
Capsule: 0.4 gram, 0.52 gram, 20 mg
Syrup: 176 mg/5 mL
Tea:
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Psyllium Husk , Psyllium Seed
Senna leaf
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Psyllium Husk and Senna Leaf Extract: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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