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Fiber Therapy Orange Flavor by Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

Dosage form: granule, for solution
Ingredients: PSYLLIUM HUSK 3.4g in 100g
Labeler: Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation
NDC Code: 53807-200

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.

Drug Facts

Active Ingredients (in each dose)

Psyllium Hydrophilic Mucilloid 3.4 gms (approximately)

Purpose

Fiber laxative / Dietary Fiber Supplement

Uses

Fiber laxative

  • effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring and maintaining regularity. Generally produces bowel movement in 12-72 hours
  • encouragement for normal elimination naturally, without chemical stimulants

Dietary FIber Supplement

  • Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that includes 12 gms of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in this product, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One Adult dose of this product has 2.4 gms of this soluble fiber.

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

  • Inhaled or ingested psyllium powder may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to psyllium

Do not use
  • laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea or vomitting are present unless directed by a doctor
  • this product if you have difficulty in swallowing or have any throat problem.

Ask a doctor before use if

Laxative

  • you have a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Dietary Fiber Therapy

  • you are considering use of this product as part of cholesterol-lowering program.

When using this product
  • do not use more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if
  • you experince rectal bleeding
  • you faile to have bowel movement
  • constipation persists beyond 7 days, as it may be a sign of a more serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children

In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.

Directions

Mix this product (child or adult dose) with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product with enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty in swallowing. See choking warnings

LAXATIVE USEDIETARY SUPPLEMENT FIBER USE
Adults 12 years & older
1 rounded teaspoon (7gms ) in 8 oz. of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily
1 rounded teaspoon (12 gms) in 8 oz. of liquid 3 times daily.
Children 6 years to under 12 years
1/2 the adult dose in 8 oz. of liquid, up to 3 times daily
consult a doctor
Children under 6 years
consult a doctor
consult a doctor
1.
Put rounded teaspoon in 8 oz. of liquid at the first sign of irregularity.
2.
Fill an 8 oz. container with cold water, juice or other liquid.
3.
Sprinkle one rounded teaspoondul of powder into liquid.
4.
Stir briskly and drink immediately. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir. An additional glass of liquid is recommended.

Usage Tips:

Laxatives, including bulk fibers, 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 boday adjusts to increase fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating.

Your doctor can recommend the right dosage of this product to best meet your needs. In general, start by taking one dose a day. Gradually increase to three doses per day, if needed or recommeded by your doctor. If minor gas or bloating occurs when you increrase doses, try slightly reducing the amount your are taking. This product can be taken any time of day. To establish a routine, we suggest taking it at approximately the same time each day. Also useful for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders associated with consitipation when recommended by a doctor.

Other information
  • DO NOT USE IF INNER FOIL SEAL IS BROKEN OR MISSING.
  • store at room temperature
  • keep tightly closed to protect from humidity
  • frequent or prolonged use of this prepartion may result in dependence on laxative.

Inactive Ingredients

citric acid, FD&C Yellow#6, flavor and Sucrose

Product Label

FIBER THERAPY ORANGE FLAVOR  
psyllium dietary fiber supplement granule, for solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:53807-200
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
PSYLLIUM HUSK (PSYLLIUM HUSK) PSYLLIUM HUSK3.4 g  in 100 g
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
SUCROSE 
CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE 
FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWNScore    
ShapeSize
FlavorORANGEImprint Code
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:53807-200-13368 g in 1 BOX
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33403/16/1999
Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation144679156manufacture(53807-200)

 
Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation

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Medically reviewed on Apr 30, 2018

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