Each uncoated tablet contains sennosides (as calcium salts) equivalent to 7.5mg hydroxyanthracene glycosides, calculated as Sennoside B.
Scheduling status: S0. Proprietary name (and dosage form): Clicks senna (tablets).
Composition: Each tablet contains: Sennosides 60% (A&B) - 12.5 mg. Pharmacological classification: D 11.5 laxatives. Western Herbal Medicine.
Pharmacological action: Sennosides A and B are anthraquinone glycosides derived from senna which, upon digestion, are absorbed from the intestinal tract, metabolised and excreted into the colon where it takes effect.
Indications: Senna is recommended for the relief of occasional constipation. Identification: A khaki-coloured, bi-convex tablet. Presentation: Packs of 20 and 100 tablets.
Patient information leaflet: Scheduling status: S0.
Proprietary name, strength and pharmaceutical form: Senna (tablets). Each tablet contains: sennosides 60% (A & B) - 12.5 mg.
What Senna contains: The active substances are sennosides A & B.
What Senna is used for: Senna is recommended for the relief of occasional instances of difficulty in passing stools (constipation). Presentation of Senna: Packs of 20 and 100 tablets.
Identification of Senna: A khaki-coloured, bi-convex tablet. What does it do? Clicks senna contains the fruit of the senna plant, known for its stimulating effect on the digestive system. This makes Senna the natural choice for relieving occasional constipation.
Dosage and directions for use: Do not take continuously for longer than a week. Adults: 2 to 4 tablets once daily. Children over the age of 6 years 1 to 2 tablets one daily. May be increased or decreased depending on the response. Start with the lowest dose and if necessary increase with half of the initial dose. In case of failure to obtain the desired effect in 3 days discontinue use and consult a healthcare practitioner.
Patient information leaflet: Before you take/use Clicks senna: Do not take Senna: If you are hypersensitive (allergic) to sennosides or any of the other ingredients of Senna. If you have intestinal obstruction, stomach pain of unknown cause or stomach discomfort, including the feeling of queasiness or vomiting.
Do not give Senna: To children under 6 years of age.
How to take Senna: Do not share medicines prescribed for you with any other person. Always take Clicks senna exactly as your healthcare practitioner has instructed you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are unsure. Do not take uninterrupted for more than one week, unless advised to do so by a healthcare practitioner.
The usual dose is: Adults: 2 to 4 tablets once daily. Children over the age of 6 years: 1 to 2 tablets once daily. May be increased or decreased depending on the response. Start with the lowest dose and if necessary increase with half the initial dose. If relief from constipation is not obtained within 3 days, stop taking Clicks senna and consult a healthcare practitioner.
Inactive Ingredients: Avicel pH 102, Emcompress, Magnesium Stearate, Sodium Starch Glycolate. Patient information leaflet: The other ingredients are: Avicel pH102, Emcompress, Magnesium Stearate, Sodium Starch Glycolate.
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