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Psyllium Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Psyllium is also known as: Alramucil, Cilium, Fiber Capsules, Fiber Eze, Fiber Therapy, Fiberall, Genfiber, Hydrocil, Konsyl, Konsyl Orange Sugar-free, Konsyl for Kids, Konsyl-D, Konsyl-Orange, Laxative Natural, Laxmar, Laxmar Orange, Maalox Daily Fiber Therapy, Metamucil, Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free, Modane Bulk, Natural Fiber Therapy, Perdiem Fiber Powder, Reguloid, Serutan, V-Lax

Medically reviewed on Nov 20, 2017

Psyllium Pregnancy Warnings

Psyllium has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Psyllium should be given during pregnancy only when need has been clearly established.

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Psyllium Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of psyllium into human milk.

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Metamucil (psyllium)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceutic, Cincinnati, OH.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Metamucil (psyllium)." Procter and Gamble Pharmaceutic, Cincinnati, OH.

Further information

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

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