Senade (calcium sennoside) tablets 13.5 mg. №500


Const in patient caused b y intestinal at any of various etiologies.

Category: Manufacturer: India


Senade Composition and form of release
The preparation consists of calcium sennosides A and B (senna leaf extract). It is a brown pill.

Senade Indications
The drug is prescribed as a laxative to relieve constipation caused by various reasons. Also prescribed in preparation for an X-ray examination of the abdominal organs.
An important property is its ability not to irritate the walls of the intestines and stomach.

It does not apply if the patient suffers from intestinal obstruction, spastic colitis, that is, inflammation in the large intestine, which is characterized by sharp contractions of its muscles. Contraindicated if appendicitis is suspected.
The drug should be taken with caution and only after a doctor’s recommendation if the patient is also taking cardiac glycosides, antiarrhythmic drugs, diuretics, corticosteroids, drugs based on licorice root.
Not intended for course use – only occasional. If constipation persists within 1 week, the patient should consult a doctor to find out the cause of chronic constipation. they can be caused by systemic diseases.
It is prescribed with caution for kidney and liver diseases, chronic inflammatory processes in the intestines.
Do not take with individual hypersensitivity to senna, lactose.

Application during pregnancy and lactation
Not assigned.

Method of administration and dosage
Take one tablet before meals, preferably in the evening (before dinner). If the effect does not come, the dose can be increased to 2, 3 tablets.
You should not take the drug for less than two hours after taking any other medicines or exceed the recommended dose.
It is recommended to take Senade only if stool normalization cannot be achieved by diet therapy (intake of 60-70% of fiber in the daily diet, minimization of proteins, fats and “fast” carbohydrates).
Try to take the minimum effective dose that is necessary to normalize bowel function.

Reception for more than one week may cause increased intestinal atony. Therefore, if during this time the bowel function has not recovered, you should consult a doctor in order to identify and eliminate the cause of the disease or to prescribe other symptomatic treatment.
Excessive intake can cause diarrhea that will be difficult to stop, for this reason, the recommended dosage should not be exceeded. Prolonged diarrhea can cause dehydration, therefore, in addition to symptomatic treatment, rehydration therapy should be carried out.

Side effects
Taking the drug can cause abdominal pain in the form of cramps, colic. Large doses of the drug cause bloating (flatulence, flatulence).

Storage conditions and periods Senade 
Stored up to 3 years at temperatures up to 15 ° C.