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A 20-year-old female asked:

I have just taken senokot (senna) and realised it went off on the 14th november 2014. will this do me any harm?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 33 years experience
Expired medication: Did the senokot (senna) go out of date in November 2014? If so, please be reassured you will not be in harm. Best to properly rid your medicine cabinet of out of date medications, particularly the prescription medications. Senokot (senna) is usually over the counter, stool softener, with low risk profile. Be well.

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