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Geri mucil by GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS, CORP

Dosage form: powder, for solution
Ingredients: PSYLLIUM HUSK 3.4g in 5.8g
Labeler: GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS, CORP
NDC Code: 57896-491

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Geri Mucil

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

(in each rounded TEASPOON)

Psyllium Powder, approximately 3.4 g

Purpose

Fiber Laxative

Uses
  • effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity

Warnings

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

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks
  • abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • constipation lasts more than 7 days
  • rectal bleeding occurs

These may be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away

Directions

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 & over1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12-72 hours.
children under 12 yearsconsult 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.

Other information

  • each teaspoonful contains: potassium 30 mg, sodium 5 mg
  • Store at room temperature. Protect contents from humidity. Keep tightly closed.

Inactive ingredients

Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow #6, Maltodextrin and Artificial Orange Flavor.

PACKAGE LABEL.PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

GERI MUCIL 
psyllium husks powder, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-491
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
PSYLLIUM HUSK (PSYLLIUM HUSK) PSYLLIUM HUSK3.4 g  in 5.8 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
MALTODEXTRIN 
Product Characteristics
Colororange (pale orange) Score    
ShapeSize
FlavorORANGEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-491-10283 g in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33402/08/2011
Labeler - GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS, CORP (611196254)
Registrant - GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS, CORP (611196254)

 
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Medically reviewed on May 15, 2018

Further information

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