Sennoside A

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primary reference standard

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General description

Produced and qualified by HWI pharma services GmbH.
Exact content by quantitative NMR can be found on the certificate.


Reference standard in the analysis of herbal medicinal products.


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Manuk N Manukyan et al.
Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques, 21(2), 90-93 (2011-04-08)
The aim of this study is to assess 2 different bowel-cleansing agents. The patients were prospectively randomized to 2 arms of sodium phosphate versus Sennoside A+B calcium preparation. Laboratory assessment, body weight, height, and vital signs were obtained at baseline...
Constipation and aspiration pneumonia.
Maki Takahashi et al.
Geriatrics & gerontology international, 12(3), 570-571 (2012-06-21)
Acute hemorrhagic colitis following administration of sennosides for colon cleansing.
Burhan Ozdil et al.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy, 44(4), 770-771 (2010-03-25)
Philippa Helen Hawley et al.
Journal of palliative medicine, 11(4), 575-581 (2008-05-06)
Constipation is a common and distressing condition in patients with cancer, especially those taking opioid analgesics. Many institutions prevent and treat constipation with titrated laxatives, which is known as a bowel protocol. An effective and well-tolerated bowel protocol is a...
Katsuhiro Yamasaki et al.
Journal of natural medicines, 64(2), 126-132 (2010-01-22)
The sennoside A (SA) and sennoside B (SB) contents of various samples of crude drugs were determined using solid-phase extraction (SPE) and HPLC. The samples examined were crude drugs (senna leaf, senna pods, and rhubarb), conventional crude drug products, and...

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