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Does plain senna syrup effect electrolyte balance?

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Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
Pediatric Cardiology 17 years experience
Possibly If LongTerm: Long term use of senna syrup can cause electrolyte balance. It may cause a deficiency of potassium among other electrolytes. The nih does not recommend use for more than 2 weeks. See the following site for more information: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/652.Html.

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