Bladder, Bowel and Stoma Handbook

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Medications (other)

Senna (Senokot) Syrup

Stimulant laxative. Senokot 7.5 mg/5 ml Syrup is for oral administration. Adults, including the elderly and children over 12: Two 5 ml spoonfuls. Not to be given to children under 12 years except on medical advice. Where administration to children is necessary, the recommended dose is as follows. Children over 6 years: One 5 ml spoonful. Children aged 2 to 6 years: Half to one 5 ml spoonful in 24 hours.