What is Senokot-S?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs

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Generic name: Docusate-senna

Senokot-S® is a combination of docusate sodium 50 mg and sennosides 8.6 mg and is used for short-term treatment of constipation.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Constipation 10 0
Bowel problems 6 1
Bowel urgency 1 0
Chronic constipation 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Senokot-S

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Senokot-S

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Senokot-S

Duration

Stopped taking Senokot-S

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Senokot-S.