Metamucil Therapy for Regularity
Medically reviewed on September 22, 2017
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
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.
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. & older||1 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.
Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.
- 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
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
Helps lower cholesterol
to promote heart health*
- Promotes digestive health†
- Low glycemic index* †
(less than 20 ppm gluten)*
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.
THERAPY FOR REGULARITY
psyllium husk powder
|Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)|
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