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What is the side effects on senna laxative?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
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In brief: Senna laxative

is FDA nonprescription.
Most common side effects are stomach discomfort, cramps, and diarrhea.

In brief: Senna laxative

is FDA nonprescription.
Most common side effects are stomach discomfort, cramps, and diarrhea.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Senna Side effects

Potential side effects w senna may include rectal bleeding (black, tarry, malodorous stools), abdominal cramping & pain, nausea / vomiting, diarrhea, gas, brown urine & feeling lightheaded.
Dehydration, reduced potassium levels, liver problems,cardiac arrhythmia and kidney damage may occur. It should not be used longer than 7 days.

In brief: Senna Side effects

Potential side effects w senna may include rectal bleeding (black, tarry, malodorous stools), abdominal cramping & pain, nausea / vomiting, diarrhea, gas, brown urine & feeling lightheaded.
Dehydration, reduced potassium levels, liver problems,cardiac arrhythmia and kidney damage may occur. It should not be used longer than 7 days.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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