Coloxyl with senna is a dual action laxative, which provides fast relief from constipation within 6-12 hours. It contains two active ingredients, docusate sodium and senna. Docusate works by drawing water into the stool, making it softer, while senna stimulates the bowel to help push the stool out.
Fast constipation relief within 6-12 hours
Overnight relief: Can be taken at night to produce a bowel motion in the morning
Suitable for those taking constipation inducing medications, such as opioids
Easy to swallow, sugar free film coated tablets
Suitable for use in adults: The recommended dose is 1-2 tablets with a glass of water before bed, increasing to up to 4 tablets if required
- Each tablet contains: docusate sodium 50 mg, sennosides 8 mg
How fast does Coloxyl with senna work, will I have to rush to the toilet?
As it contains the stimulant laxative, senna, Coloxyl with senna works faster than Coloxyl 50 or Coloxyl 120 – usually taking 6-12 hours to provide constipation relief. It is recommended you take it at night so that you are ready to go to the toilet by the morning.
How do I take Coloxyl with senna?
Coloxyl with senna comes in tablet form, and the normal dose is 1-2 tablets taken with a glass of water just before bed. This can be increased to 4 tablets if needed.