Sennoside, Ispagula Granules
What Sennoside, Ispagula Granules is used for:
It is a stimulant laxative of plant origin.
Do not use in:
Patients with abnormal stenoses in the gastrointestinal tract, ileus, diabetes mellitus that is difficult to control, acute inflammatory intestinal diseases eg, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, appendicitis, abdominal pain of unknown cause, severe dehydration with water and electrolyte losses, children <10 years.
Warnings and Precautions:
Use for longer periods may worsen any existing bowel sluggishness.
The preparation should be used only if constipation cannot be remedied by a change in diet or with the aid of bulking agents.
When it is taken by adult incontinent persons, prolonged contact of the skin with the feces should be avoided by changing the sanitary towels.
Possible Side Effects:
Stop using the product and seek immediate medical attention if you develop throat tightness or swelling of the eyes, face, lips or tongue, feel faint, or have difficulty breathing. Stop using the product if you develop hives or itching of the face or body.
Other medicines and Sennoside, Ispagula Granules:
In cases of chronic use or abuse, the loss of potassium can potentiate the effect of cardiac glycosides and influence the action of antiarrhythmics. Loss of potassium can be enhanced in combination with certain diuretics, cortisone or cortisone-like substances (adrenocortical steroids) and liquorice roots.
The absorption of concurrently administered drugs from the gastrointestinal tract into the blood stream can be delayed. A reduction of the insulin dose can be required in insulin-dependent diabetics.
How to use Sennoside, Ispagula Granules:
Adults and Children >10 years: 1-2 tsp/sachets after the evening meal.
The individually correct dose is the lowest dose required to achieve a soft-formed stool.
Do not take more than 2 tsp/sachets in a day.
Without medical advice, it should not be taken over a longer period.
Please consult a healthcare practitioner for use beyond 7 days.
The granules should be swallowed whole with an abundant amount of liquid i.e., ¼ L. When taking other medication, wait ½-1 hr. before taking.
How to store Sennoside, Ispagula Granules:
Store below 30°C.
A valid prescription should be available upon delivery