Senokot® Syrup

(standardized sennosides)

When tablets won't do, a chocolate-flavoured syrup is well-suited for seniors and children in need of comfortable overnight relief of constipation.

Dose Times Per Day
Adults 2–3 teaspoons (10–30 mL) 1–2*
Pregnant women 1–2 teaspoons (5–10 mL) 1–2
Children aged 6–12 1–2 teaspoons (5–10 mL) 1–2
Children aged 2–5 Consult a physician Consult a physician
Senokot® Syrup: Available in 100 mL, 250 mL and 500 mL bottles

Senokot® may be covered by your provincial drug plan, so check with your provider.

Made With Natural Senna

Senokot® Tablets only use natural senna because when it comes to managing or gently relieving constipation, the senna plant has over a thousand years of experience.


Senokot® Before Bed

The gentle effects of Senokot® Tablets' direct action on the large intestine are generally felt 6-12 hours after ingesting. Take at bedtime (or as required) for more natural morning results.

00:03 - These are the many faces of constipation.

00:06 - Good thing there’s Senokot. Made from Senna flower, it’s a natural remedy for occasional constipation. And it works overnight so you can feel comfortable and happy inside and out.

00:18 - These… are the faces of relief.

00:21 - Senokot. Made with natural senna. It’s a gentle overnight solution to your occasional constipation. Available with a stool softener.

Where Can I Buy Senokot® Products?

The Senokot® Family of Laxatives can be found in many popular and convenient stores across Canada including:

  • Canada Safeway
  • Costco
  • Jean Coutu
  • Lawtons
  • Loblaws
  • Canadian Superstores
  • Overwaitea Food Group
  • Rexall
  • Pharmasave
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • PharmaPlus
  • Uniprix
  • Walmart

A guide to help your discussion with your doctor

Click here to download this doctor discussion guide (PDF) (Opens in a new window) to take to your next healthcare professional appointment to guide your conversation about constipation.

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