Geri mucil by Gericare Pharmaceuticals
Dosage form: powder, for solution
Ingredients: PSYLLIUM HUSK 3.4g in 5.8g
Labeler: Gericare Pharmaceuticals
NDC Code: 57896-491
Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.
(in each rounded TEASPOON)
Psyllium Husk, approximately 3.4 g
- effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity
Choking: Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.
Allergy alert: This product may cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium
- a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks
- abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
- constipation lasts more than 7 days
- rectal bleeding occurs
These may be signs of a serious condition.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
Put one dose into an empty glass. Mix this product (child or adult dose) with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir.
|adults & children 12 years & over||1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily.|
|children under 12 years||consult a doctor.|
Laxatives, including bulk fibers, may affect how well other medicines work. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine. As your body adjusts to increased fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating. New Users: Start with one dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.
- each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg, sodium 5 mg
- Phenylketonurics: phenylalanine 25 mg
- Store below 30°C (86°F). Protect contents from humidity. Keep tightly closed.
Aspartame, Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow #6, FD&C Yellow #6 Lake, Maltodextrin and Natural Orange Flavor.
Uses Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Geri-Mucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult does of Geri-Mucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber. Consult a doctor if you are considering use of this product as part of a cholesterol-lowering program.
WARNINGS Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts.
Directions Adults 12 yrs. & over: 1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily. Under 12 yrs.: Ask a doctor. See mixing directions in Drug Facts. NOTICE: Mix this product with at least 8 oz (a full glass) of liquid. Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing.
|Serving Size 1 rounded teaspoon (5.8 g)Servings per container 48|
|Amount Per Serving %DV**|
|Total Carbohydrates 5 g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 3 g||12%|
|Soluble Fiber 2 g||*|
|Sugars 0 g||*|
|Iron 0.8 mg||4%|
|Sodium 5 mg||<1%|
|Potassium 30 mg||<1%|
|**% Daily Value (DV) is based on a 2,000 calorie diet.|
|*Daily Value (DV) not established.|
INGREDIENTS: Psyllium Husk, Maltodextrin , Citric Acid, Natural Orange Flavor, Aspartame, FD&C Yellow #6, FD&C Yellow #6 Lake.
‡This product is not manufactured or distributed by Procter & Gamble, owner of the registered trademark Metamucil®
BERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS CORP.
1650 63RD STREET
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11204
psyllium husks powder, for solution
|Labeler - Gericare Pharmaceuticals (611196254)|
|Registrant - Contract Pharmacal Corporation (968334974)|
|Contract Pharmacal Corporation||968334974||MANUFACTURE|
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