Frequently Asked Questions

At what time should I take PRUNELAX®?

Prunelax® works in 8 to 12 hours. To experience results at home, we recommend to take Prunelax at night.

How long can i take prunelax for?

In order to treat occasional constipation, Prunelax® can be used for up to 7 consecutive days.

Prunelax® and Diabetes

PRUNELAX® TABLETS is safe for diabetics.
PRUNELAX® Prunelax Smooth Laxative contains honey, so it is not recommended for diabetics.

Prunelax® during Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

Prunelax’ Active ingredient is Senna. 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. 

Can PRUNELAX® lead to dependence?

Dependence is a process that involves brain structures. PRUNELAX® isn’t absorbed into the bloodstream, so it cannot reach the brain and create dependency.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.