Senna- Drug Detail Profile

Category of DrugSenna is an Antidiarrhoeals and Laxatives drug 
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Senna is used for
1. Constipation
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms TABLETS
Contraindications1. Intestinal obstruction
2. Undiagnosed abdominal symptoms
Precautions 1. Avoid prolonged use unless indicated for
the prevention of faecal impaction
2. Pregnancy
3. Lactation
4. Interactions
5. Hypersensitivity
6. Undiagnosed abdominal pain
7. Intestinal blockage
Adverse Effects 1. Abdominal discomfort
2. Atonic non-functioning colon and hypokalaemia
3. Red or yellow-brown urine
4. Nausea
5. Vomiting
6. Diarrhoea
Pregnancy Category C

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