Overview: Constipation, as a condition, includes infrequent stool elimination, abdominal bloating and cramping. Certain medications, hormone levels, stress and a sedentary lifestyle can all cause occasional constipation. Life Brand Herbal Laxative offers a combination of herbs including senna, cascara sagrada and others to bring about short term relief from occasional constipation.
Benefit: Stimulant laxative for short term relief of occasional constipation.
Adults: Take 2 tablets at bedtime, or as directed by a health care practitioner. Allow 6 to 12 hours for laxative effect to occur. Take a few hours before or after taking other medications or health products. Take 2–3 times per week. If results are not observed, the frequency of use may be increased up to once daily. Do not use for more than 7 days.
Cautions & Restrictions
Keep out of reach of children.Consult a physician prior to use if you have a kidney or liver disorder, faecal impaction or are taking cardiac medications such as cardiac glycosides or antiarrhythmic medications. Consult a physician if symptoms persist or worsen. Reduce dose or discontinue use if you experience abdominal pain, nausea, fever, vomiting, hemorrhoids, hypokalemia, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disorder, acute stomach irritation, inflammation, stomach or duodenal ulcers or if you have a chronic gastrointestinal disorder. Consult a physician prior to use if you are taking thiazide diuretics, corticosteroids, additional licorice root or other medications or health products that may aggravate electrolyte imbalance. Do not use if you have abdominal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, potential or existing intestinal blockage, atonic bowel, appendicitis, inflammatory colon disease such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, abdominal pain of unknown origin, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, severe dehydration with depleted water or electrolytes. Some people may experience headaches. Overuse or extended use may cause dependence for bowel function. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Hypersensitivity is known to occur, in which case, discontinue use.