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CITRUCEL

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Sep 25, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S) 500mg
Labeler: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC
NDC Code: 0135-0199

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Methylcellulose (a non-allergenic fiber) 500mg

Purpose

Bulk-forming fiber laxative

Uses
relieves occasional constipation (irregularity)
generally produces a bowel movement in 12- 72 hours

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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
a sudden change in bowel habits that persists for two weeks
abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting

Stop use and ask a doctor if
constipation lasts more than 7 days
you have rectal bleeding

These could 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

Take 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.

Age

Dose

Maximum Dose

adults & children 12 years of age and over

start with 2 caplets. Increase as needed up to 6 times per day.

do not exceed 12 caplets per day

children 6 - 11 years of age

start with 1 caplet. Increase as needed up to 6 times per day.

do not exceed 6 caplets per day

children under 6 years of age

consult a physician

consult a physician

Other information
each caplet contains: calcium 10mg
store below 77oF (25oC)
protect contents from humidity
keep tightly closed

Inactive ingredients

crospovidone, dibasic calcium phosphate, FD&C yellow no. 6 aluminum lake, magnesium stearate, maltodextrin, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate

Questions or comments?

call toll-free 1-800-897-6081

Additional information found on label

TAMPER EVIDENT PACKAGE

BOTTLE SEALED WITH PRINTED FOIL UNDER CAP.

DO NOT USE IF FOIL IS MISSING OR BROKEN.

Distributed by:

GSKConsumer Healthcare

Warren, NJ 07059

*When Used As Directed.

**Based On Laboratory Testing.

Individual Results May Vary.

Trademarks are owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies

©2018 GSK or its licensor.

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NDC 0135-0199-01

CITRUCEL

METHYLCELLULOSE FIBER THERAPY FOR IRREGULARITY

Easy Flip Top Cap

Gentle and clinically proven effective*
Gives you additional fiber to help relieve occasional constipation
Fiber for regularity that won’t cause excess gas**

180 Fiber caplets

105120XC

CITRUCEL 
methylcellulose tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:0135-0199
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S) (METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S)) METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S)500 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CROSPOVIDONE (15 MPA.S AT 5%) 
ANHYDROUS DIBASIC CALCIUM PHOSPHATE 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MALTODEXTRIN 
POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
Product Characteristics
ColorORANGEScoreno score
ShapeFREEFORM (Caplet) Size19mm
FlavorImprint CodeCIT
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:0135-0199-01180 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:0135-0199-02100 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:0135-0199-062 TABLET in 1 POUCH
4NDC:0135-0199-07240 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
5NDC:0135-0199-0850 POUCH in 1 CARTON
5NDC:0135-0199-062 TABLET in 1 POUCH
6NDC:0135-0199-091 BOTTLE in 1 PACKAGE
6240 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33402/01/2010
Labeler - GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC (079944263)

 
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC