What should I avoid while taking senna?

Do not take other laxatives or diuretics while taking senna. Do not take senna or any other laxative for more than seven to 10 days, unless otherwise instructed by your doctor.

To avoid serious side effects, follow the instructions on the senna package or take senna as directed by your doctor.

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