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Fiber Laxative by Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

Medically reviewed on December 18, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Labeler: Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp
NDC Code: 57896-449

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.

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg

(equivalent to 500 mg polycarbophil)


Bulk-forming laxative

  • relieves occasional constipation
  • promotes regularity
  • this product generally produces a bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours


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.

Do not use
• for more than 1 week unless directed by a doctor

Ask a doctor before use if you have

• abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting

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

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

• taking any other drug

• all laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

• you have rectal bleeding

• you have no bowel movement within 3 days

• 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.


• do not exceed recommended dose

• take each dose with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of fluid; taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking; see choking warning

• do not take this product within 2 hours before or after taking any other drug

adults and children 12
years of age and older
Starting dose: 2 caplets once a day
Maximum dose: 2 caplets four times a day
Starting dose: 2 caplets once a day
Maximum dose: 2 caplets four times a day
consult a doctor

Other information

each caplet contains: calcium 125 mg

• store at controlled room temperature, 68°F-77°F (20°C-25°C)

• protect contents from moisture

• for institutional use only

Tamper Evident: Do not use if imprinted seal under cap is missing or broken.

Inactive ingredients

caramel color, croscarmellose sodium, hypromellose, microcrystalline cellulose, PEG, silica, talc

Package Label


NDC 57896-449-09
Fiber Laxative
Calcium Polycarbophil

• Relieves Constipation

• Promotes Regularity

90 Caplets

625 mg Each

Compare to active ingredient

in FiberCon®*

calcium polycarbophil tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:57896-449
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
Colorbrown (Off white with dark brown specks) Scoreno score
ShapeOVAL (Caplet) Size20mm
FlavorImprint CodeAZ221
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:57896-449-0990 TABLET (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33401/01/2004
Labeler - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)
Registrant - Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp (611196254)

Geri-Care Pharmaceutical Corp

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