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Published: 9/2019

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 :
SENNOSIDE Tablets 12mg "SANDOZ"
 Active ingredient:
Sennoside A/B calcium
 Dosage form:
pale red tablet, diameter: 6.5 mm, thickness: 3.9 mm
 Print on wrapping:
センノシド12mg「サンド」, センノシド12mg, 緩下剤, SEN, SENNOSIDE 12 [SANDOZ]

Effects of this medicine

This medicine stimulates plexus of large intestine, enhances peristalsis, and promotes defecation.
It is usually used for the treatment of 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: suspected acute abdomen, convulsive constipation, indurated stool or electrolyte imbalance.
  • If you are pregnant, possibly 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 to 24 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day, before bedtime. For severe constipation, the dosage will be increased up to 4 tablets (48 mg of the active ingredient) at a time. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take a dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next 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

  • Do not have to worry even if your urine is colored yellowish brown or red after taking the medicine.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include abdominal pain, diarrhea, borborygmus, 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.