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Carminative uses

Carminative consists of Glycyrrhiza, Rhubarb, Senna.


Active ingredient

Sennosides from Carminative (Senna) Concentrate 8.6mg

Docusate Sodium 50mg


Laxative & Stool Softener


For the short term relief of constipation. Produces bowel movement in 6 to 12 hours.


Do not use ° for longer than one week ° when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present.

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that lasts over a period of two weeks.

Stop use and ask a doctor if ° you have rectal bleeding ° you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this product, this may indicate a serious condition.

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


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


° Take preferably at bedtime or as directed by a doctor ° if you do not have a comfortable bowel movement by the second day, increase dose by one table (do not exceed the maximum dosage) or decrease dose until you are comfortable.

Adults & children over 12 years: 2 tablets once a day (maximum dosage, 4 tablets twice a day)

Children 6 to under 12 years: 1 tablet once a day (maximum dosage, 2 tablets twice a day)

Children 2 to under 6 years: 1.2 tablet once a day (maximum dosage, 1 tablet twice a day)

Children under 2 years: do not use

Other Information

Store at room temperature, USP.

Inactive ingredients

Croscarmellose Sodium, Dicalcium Phosphate, FD&C Yellow No. 5, FD&C Yellow No. 6, Hypromellose, Magnesium Silicate, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Mineral Oil, Polyethylene Glycol, Sodium Benzoate, Starch, Stearic Acid and Titanium Dioxide.

Distributed by: Plus Pharma

Commack, NY 11725

Repackaged by: Rebel Distributors Corp

Thousand Oaks, CA 91320


Carminative pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

Active ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.

Carminative available forms, composition, doses:

Form of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.

Carminative destination | category:

Destination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.

Carminative Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

A medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.

Carminative pharmaceutical companies:

Pharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.



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  3. "Rhubarb - DrugBank". (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Carminative?

Depending on the reaction of the Carminative after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Carminative not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Carminative addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.


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