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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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Metamucil®
Therapy for Regularity

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each TABLESPOON)

Psyllium husk approximately 3.4 g

Purpose

Fiber therapy for regularity

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 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.

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 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

Questions?

1-800-983-4237

Dist. by Procter & Gamble, Cincinnati OH 45202

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 1.36 kg Canister

100% Natural Psyllium
Daily fiber supplement/
Therapy for regularity

Metamucil®
MultiHealth Fiber

P&G

WORLDWIDE
PARTNER

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
114
DOSES

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

METAMUCIL   THERAPY FOR REGULARITY
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 
sucrose 
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWNScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorORANGEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#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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