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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of senna oral.

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8 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
10/2/2015 7:48:52 PM

Reviewer: SusieQ, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
After a change in diet I occasionally had slow BMs, which corrected themselves. However, this past week that didn't happen. I tried two other OTC products with little success (they just caused me to pass water). Finally, I tried this in a tea and it worked wonders. Drank a cup before bed, woke up and had a loose BM. Same thing after lunch. Finally after dinner, a nice "solid" BM. I&# ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
9/11/2013 2:27:24 PM

Reviewer: Night Hiker, 25-34 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This product has made my life so much more comfortable. I am methadone patient on a high does, methadone causes SEVERE constipation which wont ease up as long as I'm on this this narcotic which could potentially be forever. I tried having tonnes of water and fruit but was still miserable. Following advice from doctor I started taking Senna 1 yr. ago, 3 tablets daily,and although my constipatio ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
1/4/2013 1:24:25 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I felt a little constipated so I took it before bed. I woke up the next morning and had a gentle stirring of bowels as promised. I evacuated them and everything seemed fine. Then I went to the gym and I was doubled over in pain from the cramping. I kept having to rush to the bathroom to have diarrhea. This continued from 9am until 1pm. I laid in bed and tried not to move and it went away but wow w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
8/5/2010 6:16:48 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Incomplete or Infrequent Bowel Movements
6/29/2010 11:34:57 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Love this natural alternative for constipation. Some cramping, but short-lived. Wonderful herb!

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