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Sennosides

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    Oral
    Sennosides
    Senna 
     
    Generally combined with docusate (coloxyl)
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Promotes gastric motility by stimulating secretion of electrolytes and water into the gut.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Treatment of severe constipation
    • Adverse Effects
    • Abdominal cramps
    • Hypokalaemia (with prolonged use)
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