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Metamucil Therapy for Regularity
Active Ingredients

In each teaspoon:
Psyllium husk approximately 3.3 g

Uses
Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity
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

This product may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks
  • abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • constipation lasts more than 7 days
  • rectal bleeding occurs

These may be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, contact a doctor or a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions
  • Put one dose into an empty glass. Mix 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. 
  • Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir.
    • Adults 12 yrs. & older: 1 rounded teaspoonful in 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12 – 72 hours.
    • 6 – 11 yrs.: ½ adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily
    • Under 6 yrs.: Consult a doctor
  • Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk 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 body adjusts to increased fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating.
  • New Users. Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.
Other Information
  • each teaspoon contains: potassium 35 mg
  • PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE, 19 mg per teaspoon
  • store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity
  • see bottom of canister for expiration date
  • contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber
Inactive Ingredients
acesulfame potassium, aspartame, citric acid, FD&C Red No. 40, maltodextrin, natural flavor
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