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danthron

Dantron, a stimulant laxative. A brand name is Capsuvac.
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Stimulant laxatives: Bisacodyl, senna and dantron all act by stimulating the myenteric nerve plexus of the gut, and possibly by direct action on the smooth muscle.
(41) There is a theoretic concern of hepatotoxicity since sennosides are converted into rhein anthro, which is structurally similar to dantron, a laxative well known to be hepatotoxic.