What is Prunelax?

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Natural

Made of Senna leaf extract, a plant that has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries.

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Suitable during pregnancy, under your healthcare professional advice*

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Effective

Predictable relief within 8 to 12 hours by stimulating bowel’s motility and fluids

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Tablets or Smooth?

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*Senna is classified  on the Australian medicines in the pregnancy database as Category A. Category A Drugs mean that these drugs have been taken by a large number of pregnant women and women of childbearing age without any proven increase in the frequency of malformations or other direct or indirect harmful effects on the fetus having been observed. 

Range of products

tablets full range

Tablets

Extra Strength

  • Double strength laxative
  • Small, easy-to-swallow tablets
  • Overnight relief

Available in 40, 80, 120 & 200.

Prunelax

Fruit and senna paste

Smooth

  • Natural – fruit and Senna paste
  • With flax seeds
  • Great taste

Available in 300g

Why Prunelax?

Prunelax (Senna), compared to other Active Ingredients

Active Ingredient

Available forms

Effect (hours)

Prunelax (Senna)

natural

Natural 

tablets and paste

Tablets and fruit paste

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8 – 121

Bisacodyl

chemical-120

Chemical

tablets and drops

Tablets, drops & suppositories

clock

6 – 102

Macrogol

chemical

Chemical

powder

Powder

effect

24 – 723

Psyllium

natural

Natural

powder

Powder

effect

12 – 244

Why is Prunelax an Extra Strength laxative?

Dose

Active Ingredient

Senna mg p/Dose

Dosage needed to obtain 30mg of Senna

Prunelax

2 tablets

Senna

30 mg

2 tablets

Senokot

2 tablets

Senna

17,2 mg

4 tablets

Coloxyl

2 tablets

Senna + Docusate

16 mg + 100 mg

4 tablets

Smooth

1 teaspoon

Senna

30 mg

7,5 g

Nulax

10 g

Senna

20 mg

10 g