5 patient evaluations for Senna taken for the purpose of 'constipation' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Moderate

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Aug 21, 2016 (Started Jul 09, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 8.6 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: After my most recent hospital stay, I became more concerned about my medication induced constipation and began taking Senna as a method of getting some control over the condition. My doctor approved it for long term use.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 29, 2012 (Started Mar 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Apr 16, 2010 (Started Dec 12, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Mild (diarrhea)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 15 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Can cause loose stools and occasional accidents.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: diarrhea

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Apr 9, 2010 (Started Mar 25, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 17.2 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 1, 2008 (Started Apr 01, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for constipation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 34.4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Senna should be used short-term only. For persistent trouble, other drugs should be considered.

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