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Revised: 11/2016

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Pursennid Tablets 12mg
 Active ingredient:
Sennoside A B
 Dosage form:
yellowish dark red tablet, diameter: 6.0 mm, thickness: 4.0 mm
 Print on wrapping:
プルゼニド 12mg, Pursennid 12mg, PSN

Effects of this medicine

This medicine transforms into the substance which accelerates the peristaltic movement of the intestine by bacteria in the large intestine. It consequently enhances intestinal movements by stimulating large-intestinal mucosa, and encourages defecation.
It is usually used to treat constipation.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have: acute abdomen such as abdominal pain, spastic constipation, indurated stool or hypokalemia.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 to 2 tablets (12-24 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day at bedtime. The dosage should be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. In severe constipation, the dose may be increased up to 4 tablets (48 mg) at a time. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • If you find your urine yellow brown or red after taking the medicine, take it as usual.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include abdominal pain, diarrhea, rumbling of the intestine, nausea, vomiting and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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