Citrucel Clear Mix Side Effects
Generic Name: methylcellulose
Note: This page contains information about the side effects of methylcellulose. Some of the dosage forms included on this document may not apply to the brand name Citrucel Clear Mix.
For the Consumer
Applies to methylcellulose: powder, powder packets, tablets
Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur while taking methylcellulose (the active ingredient contained in Citrucel Clear Mix)
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); chest pain; difficulty swallowing; nausea; rectal bleeding; stomach pain; vomiting.
For Healthcare Professionals
Applies to methylcellulose: compounding powder, oral powder for reconstitution, oral tablet
Gastrointestinal side effects of bulk laxatives have included bloating, diarrhea, rumbling sounds, nausea, mild abdominal cramps, severe abdominal pain, vomiting and difficulty swallowing.[Ref]
1. "Multum Information Services, Inc. Expert Review Panel"
2. "Product Information. Citrucel (methylcellulose)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
Not all side effects for Citrucel Clear Mix may be reported. You should always consult a doctor or healthcare professional for medical advice. Side effects can be reported to the FDA here.
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