Relieves constipation (irregularity). Helps to restore and maintain regularity. For constipation associated with other bowel disorders like IBS when recommended by a doctor. Generally produces a bowel movement in 12-72 hours. Citrucel is unique because it is: gentle and clinically proven effective; the only fiber that won't cause excess gas like other fiber products*; 100% soluble, non-allergenic and gluten-free. Each heaping tablespoon contributes 60 calories from sucrose and maltodextrin. *Based on laboratory testing. Individual results may vary.
Directions: 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. Use product at the first sign of constipation or irregularity. Put one dose in a full glass of cold water. Stir briskly and drink promptly. Drinking another glass of water is helpful. Adults and children 12 years of age and over: Start with 1 heaping tablespoon. Increase as needed, 1 heaping tablespoon at a time, up to 3 times per day. Children 6-11 years of age: Start with 2.5 level teaspoons. Increase as needed, 2.5 level teaspoons at a time, up to 3 times a day. Children under 6 years of age: Consult a physician. Store below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Protect contents from humidity. Keep tightly closed.
Active Ingredients: 1 Heaping Tablespoon: Methylcellulose 2 g (a Non-Allergenic Fiber)
Inactive Ingredients: Citric Acid; Dibasic Calcium Phosphate; FD&C Yellow #6 Lake; Maltodextrin; Orange Flavors (Natural and Artificial); Potassium Citrate; Riboflavin; Sucrose; Titanium Dioxide; Tricalcium Phosphate; Each Heaping Tablespoon Contains: Calcium 80 mg; Potassium 110 mg
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. 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.