senna

Adult
Uses
  • constipation (available on site)
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • mechanical/paralytic intestinal obstruction, inflammatory bowel disease
Cautions
  • stop if rectal bleeding occurs or if patient fails to have a bowel movement after therapy
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • abdominal pains and cramps
  • diarrhea
  • chronic use can lead to brown pigmenting of colon wall
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
2 tabs at nights for 1 week
Source of Suggestion