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Leader Fiber by Cardinal Health

Medically reviewed on Mar 15, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL 625mg
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 37205-213

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.

Leader Fiber Caplets Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Calcium polycarbophil 625 mg

Purpose

Bulk-forming laxative

Uses

relieves:

  • constipation
  • helps restore & maintain regularity
  • promotes normal function of the bowel

Warnings

Do not use if

  • you have abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
  • you have difficulty in swallowing
  • you have noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking.

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you experience chest pain, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing or swallowing
  • you fail to have a bowel movement after use
  • rectal bleeding occurs
  • symptoms persist more than 1 week

Drug interaction precaution: Contains calcium. If you are taking any form of tetracycline antibiotic, this product should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after you have taken the antibiotic

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 a full glass of water (8oz)
  • daily maximum 4 doses
  • dosage may vary according to diet, exercise, previous laxative use or severity of constipation
  • continued use for 1 to 3 days is normally required to provide full benefit
  • adults and children 12 years of age and over2 caplets once a dayup to 4 times a day
    children under 12 yearsconsult a physician

Other information
  • each caplet contains: calcium 122 mg
  • do not use if printed seal under cap is torn or missing
  • store at room temperature
  • protect contents from moisture

Inactive ingredients

calcium carbonate, caramel, crospovidone, hypromellose, maltodextrin, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, methylcellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate

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Fiber Caplets

Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg

Fiber Laxative

Gentle Relief of Constipation

Won't Cause Gas or Bloating

Compare to Fibercon® active ingredient

 

CIN 2545440

Distributed By:

Cardinal Health

Dublin Ohio 43017

www.myleader.com

Leader Fiber Caplets Label

LEADER FIBER 
calcium polycarbophil tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37205-213
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL (POLYCARBOPHIL) CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL625 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CALCIUM CARBONATE 
CARAMEL 
CROSPOVIDONE 
HYPROMELLOSE 2208 (100 MPA.S) 
MALTODEXTRIN 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 200 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE 
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWN (light) Score2 pieces
ShapeCAPSULE (caplet) Size19mm
FlavorImprint CodeRP120
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37205-213-7590 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33405/02/2011
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)

 
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Further information

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