At a Glance: Help manage constipation associated with chemotherapy and pain medications with Senokot-S. Recommend taking 2 tablets by mouth before bedtime as needed for constipation. Max dose of 4 tablets 2x daily for 7 days.
Details: Some chemotherapy treatments and pain medications may cause constipation.Stimulant laxatives, such as Senna (Senokot®), make you have a bowel movement by speeding up muscle movement in your colon. Stimulant laxatives may cause cramping. They’re best to take at bedtime. Senokot-S uses a standardized senna concentrate, a natural vegetable laxative with docusate sodium, a stool softener, to provide gentle relief.
Notes: We strongly encourage you to talk with your health care professional about your specific medical condition and treatments. The information contained in this website is meant to be helpful and educational, but is not a substitute for medical advice. Dosing is based on individuals 12 years and older.