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Ex Lax Maximum Strength Pills, Ex Lax Regular Strength Pills (Novartis Consumer)

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  • Active Ingredients: Regular Strength Ex·Lax Laxative Pills: Sennosides, USP, 15 mg. Maximum Strength Ex·Lax Laxative Pills: Sennosides, USP, 25 mg.

    Purpose:    Stimulant Laxative

    Use: For Relief of

    • OCCASIONAL CONSTIPATION (IRREGULARITY). This product generally produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.


    Ask a doctor before use if you have · abdominal pain · nausea · vomiting

    • noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are · taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if · you need to use more than 1 week

    • rectal bleeding or failure to have a bowel movement occur after use of a laxative.
      These may be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health care professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

    Directions:   · take with a glass of water

    adults and children 12 years of age and older
    2 pills once or twice daily
    children 6 to under 12 years of age
    1 pill once or twice daily
    children under 6 years of age
    ask a doctor

    Other Information:   · very low sodium

    • store at controlled room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F)

    Inactive Ingredients: --acacia, alginic acid, carnauba wax, colloidal silicon dioxide, dibasic calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium benzoate, sodium lauryl sulfate, starch, stearic acid, sucrose, talc, titanium dioxide.

    Regular Strength Pills also contain iron oxides.

    Maximum Strength Pills also contain FD&C Blue No. 1 aluminum lake

    How Supplied: Regular Strength Ex·Lax Laxative Pills --Available in boxes of 8 ct. and 30 ct. pills. Maximum Strength Ex·Lax Laxative Pills --Available in boxes of 24 ct., 48 ct., and 90 ct. pills.

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