Generic Name: methylcellulose
Dosage Form: tablet
Medically reviewed on October 2, 2017
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Active ingredient (in each caplet)
Methylcellulose (a non-allergenic fiber) 500mg
- helps restore and maintain regularity
- relieves constipation (irregularity)
- for constipation associated with other bowel disorders like IBS when recommended by a doctor
- generally produces a bowel movement in 12- 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.
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.
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.
|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|
- each caplet contains: calcium 10mg
- store below 77oF (25oC)
- protect contents from humidity
- keep tightly closed
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 (English/Spanish) weekdays
TAMPER EVIDENT PACKAGE
BOTTLE SEALED WITH PRINTED FOIL UNDER CAP.
DO NOT USE IF FOIL IS MISSING OR BROKEN.
Patent Nos. 6350469, 7125562, 6372253, 7132114. 62013XD
Moon Twp, PA 15108
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METHYLCELLULOSE FIBER THERAPY FOR REGULARITY
The Only Fiber for Regularity
That Won’t Cause Excess Gas*
*Based on laboratory testing. Individual results may vary.
100 FIBER CAPLETS
BETTER VALUE Per Dose than leading competition
|Labeler - GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healtcare LP (828924212)|
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