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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
What are you asking?: The short answer is "yes", but really what are you asking? What is your intended indication for the product--improved stooling, weight reduction, redu ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Laxative: Helps your bowels move - it irritates them.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Senna: Senna is a tropical/ subtropical plant (250 species) containing sennosides. The leaves & pods can be dried and used as a stimulant laxative whic ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Vegitable fiber: This is a good summary article: http://www.drugs.com/senna.html
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
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Simple question: Given at night so you relieve yourself in the AM
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Colon fiber: Used to bulk up stool and relive constipation
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Long term laxative use can cause the large intestine motility to be impaired creating the need for more and more laxatives.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It is best to take at bedtime so it will usually work the next morning.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Few hrs: Differs in people, but commonly expect result in 1-3 hrs.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Senokot (senna): If you took 2 tablets and drank plenty of water, i would expect results within 12-36 hours.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
22 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Probably: Usually senna is not an addicting drug or one that can cause dependence. It is pretty safe.

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