the package insert of the medicine Senan. Therapeutic class of Laxatives. Active principles Senna Alexandrina.
Is a medicine indicated for the treatment of constipation in adults with action laxative.
How to use?
The recommended dose of Senan 50 mg for adults is 1 to 3 capsules per day, never exceeding the maximum dose of 3 capsules, 150 mg, per day of dry extract of Senna alexandrina with 40% of senosídeos. The capsules should be swallowed whole, without chewing, with a glass of water and with or without food.
treatment must be respected, and the schedules, doses and duration of treatment should be followed correctly. The duration of treatment with Senan should be decided by your doctor, however this should not be used in treatment very long.
What are the evils that can cause me?
The side effects of Senan were rare, however the most common include: abdominal cramps, severe stomach pains, vomiting, diarrhea, and muscle cramps.
When should I not use?
The administration is contraindicated: children under 12 years, patients allergic to any component of the formula, the patients with intestinal obstruction or inflammatory processes due to irritation of the mucous membrane of the intestines, the patients who wish to do laboratory tests urine and in women who are pregnant or breast-feeding.
How it works?
Senan has in its composition senosídeos obtained from the dried fruits of the plantSenna alexandrina Mill. The senosídeos have a laxative effect in the body, since they are compounds with an action irritating on the intestinal mucosa, being responsible for increasing the bowel movement, thus accelerating intestinal transit and reducing the absorption of liquids from the cake fecal matter.
Warnings and Precautions
what should I know before using?
The administration does not exclude the need to adopt general measures to prevent constipation, such as reduced food, increased water intake and fiber consumption.
Before you start taking, you should speak with your doctor or dentist if you are making use of other medicines, including women in use of contraceptives, use of other medicinal and herbal plants, use of antiarrhythmic drugs, and glycosides cardiotônicos or use of diuretics.
pregnant or nursing Women and patients with cardiovascular diseases should consult the doctor or dentist before taking Senan, since its effects are not yet fully known.
what to do if someone use a larger amount than is recommended?
In case of an overdose , may be manifested symptoms such as abdominal pain accompanied by diarrhea and loss of potassium. In the case of taking excessive of Senan must go to the nearest hospital, taking the packaging or label of the medicine, if possible.
what should I do when I forget to use this medicine?
in Case of the neglect of the administration of a dose of Senan should take the missed dose as soon as you can. However the doses of Senan should never be administered to double or at times very close to it, so that, if it is almost time for your next dose, you should skip the missed dose.
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Other medicines with the same effect of Senan can be Agiolax, Milk of Magnesia, Novolax, and Cáscara Sagrada.
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