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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in 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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience in Radiology
Laxative: Helps your bowels move - it irritates them.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Vegitable fiber: This is a good summary article: http://www.drugs.com/senna.html
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience in Internal Medicine
Simple question: Given at night so you relieve yourself in the AM
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Colon fiber: Used to bulk up stool and relive constipation
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in 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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: It is best to take at bedtime so it will usually work the next morning.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience in Gastroenterology
Few hrs: Differs in people, but commonly expect result in 1-3 hrs.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience in Pharmacology
Senokot (senna): If you took 2 tablets and drank plenty of water, i would expect results within 12-36 hours.
A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hesham Hassaballa
21 years experience in 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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