Safety Alerts & Recalls

What does this mean?

iGuard is currently monitoring safety alerts for products containing sennosides. At this time, there have been no reports of problems with this recalled product. If you use a product containing sennosides, look at your container to see if it is Senna-Time or Senna-Time S tablets from one of the lot numbers listed in the recall. If you have this recalled product in your home, it may contain inactive ingredients that are not listed on the product label. It is unlikely that these inactive ingredients will harm you, unless you are allergic to them. However, you may wish to either discard the recalled product or take it to the store where you bought it to see they are willing to exchange it. Information about properly disposing of medications can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm101653.htm

If you have any questions or concerns about taking Senna S or think you are experiencing side effects, please follow up with your doctor.

Recall on Select Lots of Senna-Time and Senna-Time S Tablets

Several lots of Senna-Time and Senna-Time S tablets are being recalled by the companies McKesson Packaging Services and Time-Cap Laboratories, Inc. because the product may contain the undeclared inactive ingredients anhydrous lactose and tartaric acid.

The following products and lot numbers are being recalled at this time: 1) Senna-Time Micro-Coated Clear Tablets, Sennosides, 8.6mg packed in 100 and 750 tablet blister pack

Lot numbers: 57536, 56922, 54816, 51962, 46183, and 51943

2) Senna-Time S Film Coated Orange Tablets, Natural Vegetable Laxative Plus Softener packed in 100 and 750 tablet blister pack

Lot numbers: 46182, 55485, 57950, 54082, 58319, 59996 and 48196

Senna-Time and Senna-TIme S are laxatives used to treat constipation. Both of these product contain the active ingredient sennosides. Senna-Time S also contains the stool soften docusate. No other products or lots were involved in this recall.

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Source: FDA
Publication Date: 2009-12-14
Last Updated: 2009-12-15

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