Sennosides

Last Update February 8, 2016
Taken for: Constipation*
Other brands: Laxative, Senokot, Ex Lax
Senna glycosides or sennosides are a number of anthraquinone derivatives useful as a laxative. They are Dimer (chemistry)ic glyc...
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4.1
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Positive 23 "...Senokot-S/Peri Colace (docusate sodium and sennosides) before bedtime every night. That combo's the only thing that helps... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 2 "...I have IBS with constipation. I have ...flax seed. Nothing has worked except for sennosides and I have heard this is not good to take all the time. What... "Read more negative discussions
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nd I have heard this is not good to take all the time....
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" ...I have IBS with constipation. I have ...flax seed. Nothing has worked except for sennosides and I have heard this is not good to take all the time. What... "

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so far sennosides proved to be the best meds for my issues....
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" ...stomach and intestines. Actually, I am having constipation problems that won't go ...I think that so far sennosides proved to be the best meds for my issues. ...what are the effects of sennosides on... "

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weeks, then switched to sennosides atmy dr's suggestion at a...
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" ...am 29 weeks and have been constipated from day one. In ...the beginning I just suffered through the pain and horrible gas. I ...about 12 weeks, then switched to sennosides at my dr's suggestion at... "

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doctor who prescribed me with oral sennosides again for a...
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" My doctor prescribed me oral sennosides for 2 weeks because I was having a mild-severe constipation, 2 tablets at night, but then I had to see another doctor who prescribed me with oral sennosides... "

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tive ingredient \"Sennosides.\" I just had one particular ba...
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" I also started being constipated when my FBG was ...more water, eat more fiber and get more exercise... which didn't work. My endo added to ...softeners with the active ingredient \"Sennosides.\" I just had... "

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took 15 mg of sennosides around 5 pm yesterday. It has been...
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" I took 15 mg of sennosides around 5 pm yesterday. It ...hours and I judy feel hungry and a little... "

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if they are your pills they are pms-SENNOSIDES made by...
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" ...or do you possibly have a color blindness problem? Not trying to ...tablets are grey, if they are your pills they are pms-SENNOSIDES made by... "

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that are on opiates take sennosides 1-2 tabs in the evening...
" ...on medications that cause constipation (like opiates, for example?) you need to be on a regular bowel protocol or you risk getting so constipated that you obstruct. My patients (I'm a nurse) that are... "

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n each. It's 6pm and I have to get it to work by 7...
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" ...extra strength. There's 15mg of sennosides in each. It's 6pm and I have to get it to work by 7am tomorrow! I've ...just get rid of my bloating! I've eaten about 60,000... "

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as take sennosides on a regular basis- my dr suggestedt...
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" I am 31 weeks as take sennosides on a regular basis- my dr suggested them and said they are safe.... "

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Facts about Sennosides

What does Sennosides treat?
How do I obtain Sennosides?
Over the counter (no prescription needed)
How do I take Sennosides?
Oral Drops, Pill, Syrup
What dosages are available?
8.6mg, 10mg, 12mg, 15mg, 17.2mg, 20mg, 25mg, 25mg/15mL, 8.8mg/5mL, 8.8mg/mL
8.6mg, 10mg, 12mg, 15mg, 17.2mg, 20mg, 25mg... Show all
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Sennosides
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