What is Senokot Max Strength Tablets – Adult? Senokot Max Strength Tablets Adult is an effective laxative made with natural Senna Fruit (pods), standardised to contain a constant amount of active ingredient in each dose. For the short-term relief of occasional constipation. Laxatives do not affect the number of calories absorbed from food. This means they do not help with weight loss. How to take Senokot Max Strength tablets Adults, and the elderly and children over 18 years: swallow 1 tablet at night. Do not take more than 1 tablet in any 24hr period. Should not be used in children or adolescents under the age of 18 years. Do not take more medicine than the carton tells you to. Senokot Max Strength Tablets Adult usually act within 8-12 hours. If there is no bowel movement after 3 days, or if symptoms persist, in particular if you have persistent abdominal pain or are passing blood, consult your doctor. Use for more than 1 week requires medical supervision. See enclosed leaflet for further information.