What Is the Recommended Dosage for Senokot Laxatives?


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The recommended daily dosage for Senokot laxatives is one-half tablet for children aged 2 to 5, one tablet for children aged 6 to 11 and two tablets for people 12 and over, according to the Senokot website. Check with a doctor before giving this medication to a child under 2.

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The maximum dosage is one tablet for children between ages 2 and 5, two tablets for children between ages 6 and 11 and four tablets for children and adults 12 and older, as stated in the Senokot directions. Do not take more than the maximum, and do not use the laxative for longer than one week.

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