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Metamucil Therapy for regularity

Dosage form: powder
Ingredients: PSYLLIUM HUSK 3.4g in 5.8g
Labeler: The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company
NDC Code: 37000-024

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.

Metamucil ®

MultiHealth Fiber

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each TEASPOON)

Psyllium husk approximately 3.4 g

Purpose

Fiber therapy for regularity

Uses
  • for relief of occasional constipation (irregularity)

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 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.
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 teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg; sodium 5 mg
  • PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE, 25 mg per teaspoon
  • do not use if printed inner seal is broken or missing
  • store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity
  • see bottom of canister for expiration date

Inactive ingredients

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

Questions?

1-800-983-4237

DIST. BY PROCTER & GAMBLE,
CINCINNATI OH 45202

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL - 425 g Canister Label

NDC 37000-024-02

Doctor
#1
Recommended Brand

100% NATURAL PSYLLIUM HUSK
daily fiber supplement
therapy for regularity

Meta-
mucil ®

MultiHealth Fiber

  • Helps lower cholesterol
    to promote heart health*
  • Promotes digestive health
  • Helps maintain healthy
    blood sugar
    levels*†

SUGAR-FREE
not a low calorie food

orange smooth
fiber powder / naturally and artificially flavored

NET WT 15 OZ (425 g)

72 DOSES

*See back for information about soluble fiber and heart disease
and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

METAMUCIL  THERAPY FOR REGULARITY
psyllium husk powder
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37000-024
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
ASPARTAME 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
MALTODEXTRIN 
Product Characteristics
ColorbrownScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorORANGEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37000-024-071040 g in 1 CANISTER
2NDC:37000-024-06660 g in 1 CANISTER
3NDC:37000-024-02425 g in 1 CANISTER
4NDC:37000-024-01283 g in 1 CANISTER
5NDC:37000-024-08174 g in 1 CANISTER
6NDC:37000-024-0430 POUCH in 1 CARTON
6NDC:37000-024-100.021 g in 1 POUCH
7NDC:37000-024-4444 POUCH in 1 CARTON
7NDC:37000-024-100.021 g in 1 POUCH
8NDC:37000-024-100.021 g in 1 POUCH
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33412/15/1994
Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company (004238200)

 
The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company

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Medically reviewed on Oct 17, 2018

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