What is Ex-lax?

Category: Over the Counter Drugs


Generic name: Senna

Ex-lax® is a brand name product for stimulant laxatives that are available in a variety of different strengths and package sizes.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ex-lax

Side effect Patients
Excessive gas 1


Based on patients currently taking Ex-lax

Dosage Patients
200 mg twice daily 1
100mg as needed 1


Currently taking Ex-lax

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ex-lax.