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Metamucil Therapy for Regularity

Medically reviewed on Sep 24, 2018

Dosage form: powder
Ingredients: Psyllium Husk 3.4g in 12g
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-023

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Therapy for Regularity

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each TABLESPOON)

Psyllium husk approximately 3.4 g


Fiber therapy for regularity

  • effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity



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 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, contact a doctor or 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 12 yrs. & older1 rounded TABLESPOON 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.
6 – 11 yrs.½ adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily
Under 6 yrs.Consult a doctor

Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk 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 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.

Other information
  • each tablespoon contains: potassium 30 mg; sodium 5 mg
  • store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity
  • see bottom of canister for expiration date
  • contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, FD&C Yellow No. 6, natural and artificial orange flavor, sucrose



Dist. by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202


100% Natural Psyllium
Daily fiber supplement/
Therapy for regularity

MultiHealth Fiber



Helps lower cholesterol
to promote heart health*
Promotes digestive health
Low glycemic index*
Gluten free
(less than 20 ppm gluten)*

Orange smooth

Psyllium fiber powder
Naturally and artificially flavored

NET WT 48.2 OZ (3 LBS) 1.36 kg

*See back for information about soluble fiber and heart disease and for
information about low glycemic index and gluten.

psyllium husk powder
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-023
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Psyllium Husk (Psyllium Husk) Psyllium Husk3.4 g  in 12 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
citric acid monohydrate 
FD&C Yellow No. 6 
Product Characteristics
FlavorORANGEImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-023-071360 g in 1 CANISTER
2NDC:37000-023-06822 g in 1 CANISTER
3NDC:37000-023-05575 g in 1 CANISTER
4NDC:37000-023-0430 POUCH in 1 CARTON
4NDC:37000-023-1012 g in 1 POUCH
5NDC:37000-023-1012 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINALpart33403/31/1989
Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)

The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

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