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Each tablet contains
Purified extract of senna
(Equivalent to 20 mg calcium sennoside)
Purgaton consists of natural glycosides of senna ,sennosides A& B as the
calcium salt .It is used in the treatment of habitual constipation .It
increases the peristaltic movements of the colon and speeds the fecal
matter through the cecum and ascending colon by diminishing the ant
peristaltic waves ,resulting in decreased absorption of water and
formation of soft bulky stool .
Irritable colon and colitis, intestinal obstruction, appendicitis, acute
inflammatory intestinal diseases.
Adults: 2 tablets at bedtime.
Children of age (6-12): 1 tablet at bed+me
Children – (2-6 years old) ½ tablet once daily
Children less than 2 year (not to be used)
Hypokalemia ,hyperaldosteronism ,albuminuria ,hematuria by
prolonged use of senna
Atonic colon, which is secondary to chronic use of senna.
Melanosis coli by prolonged use.
Digitalis glycosides (due to loss of potassium), Antiarrhythmics
indomethacin, nifedipin, estrogen.
The drug should not be used during pregnancy or while nursing.
Boxes: containing 30 Tablets
THIS IS A MEDICAMENT
Medicament is a product ,which affects your health and its consumption contrary to
instructions is dangerous for you .
Follow strictly the doctor’s prescription ,the method of use and the instructions of the
pharmacist who sold the medicament .
The doctor and the pharmacist are the experts in medicines ,their benefits and risks .
Do not by yourself interrupt the period of treatment prescribed .
Do not repeat the same prescription without consulting your doctor .
Keep all medicaments out of reach of children .
Council of Arab Health Ministers ,Union of Arab Pharmacists .