Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet Breastfeeding

Nutrients from the food that you eat passes to your breast milk. Its good idea to take healthy diet while breastfeeding. You may need to consume more calories per day to support healthy body system. Some time it gets necessary take medicine while you are breastfeeding and as other food items passes into breast milk, medicine passes as well hence it becomes obvious to understand its effects while breastfeeding. We have analyzed many medications and in this sheet we will present some fact and known information associated with Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet while breast-feeding.

What is Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet used for?


Brief: Uses: relieves occasional constipation; generally produces bowel movement in 6-12 hours.

I am currently breastfeeding and I want to know if using Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet is safe for my kid? Does it have any effect on milk production?

Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet Contains 2 active ingredients that are Docusate sodium, Sennosides a and b. We do have breastfeeding analysis and safety rating of some of the active ingredients but unfortunately we do not have any information of some of active ingredients used. Below we have provided whatever information we do have. But please do not take any decision based on below provided information and contact your health care provider as this information is incomplete.

Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys

Docusate sodium while Breastfeeding


CAS Number: 10041-19-7

Anionic surfactant that acts as an emollient laxative. It is also used to treat the retention of ear cerumen. It is minimally absorbed in the duodenum-jejunum and excreted in the bile. No problems have been observed in infants whose mothers were treated, except one case of diarrhea that was possibly due to other laxative medication took by the mother (Greenhalf 1973). The Institute at the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) consideres it to be compatible while breastfeeding (Mahadevan 2006).

Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet Breastfeeding Analsys - 2

Docusate sodium while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 10041-19-7

Docusate is minimally absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and therefore the drug is unlikely to be found in the maternal serum or breastmilk. Laxatives that are completely unabsorbed may be preferred.[2]

I am nursing mother and I have already used Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet, what should I do?

Not much study has been done on safety of Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet in breastfeeding and its ingredients. Even we do not have complete information about usage of Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet in breastfeeding so at this point a trained medical professional could be your best bet. If you observe anything abnormal with your baby please contact 911.

My health care provider has asked me to use Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet, what to do?

If your doctor considers Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet safe enough to prescribe for you that means its benefits should outweigh its known risks for you.

If I am using Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet, will my baby need extra monitoring?

We are not Sure, Please check with your healthcare provider or doctor.

Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Senexon-s | Docusate Sodium -sennosides Tablet in breastfeeding?

National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700

National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week