Metamucil Smooth Texture Orange Single Dose - 30 Packets
Fiber Laxative: Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity. Fiber Supplement: Diets low in saturated fat and cholssterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of Metamucil has 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber. Consult a doctor before use if you are considering use of this product as part of a cholesterol-lowering program. Convenient pre-measured servings for any time you are away from home.
Directions: Fiber Laxative: 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 and older: 1 packet 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: 1/2 adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily. Under 6 yrs: Consult a doctor. Laxatives, including bulk fibers, 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. Fiber Supplement: Adults 12 yrs and older: 1 packet in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily. Under 12 yrs: Consult a doctor. See mixing directions in Drug Facts. NOTICE: Mix this product with at least 8 oz (a full glass) of liquid. Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing.
Active Ingredients: Fiber Laxative: Each Packet: Psyllium Husk Approximately 3.4 g. Fiber Supplement: 1 Packet (12.2 g) Calories 45; Total Carb 12 g (Dietary Fiber 3 g [Soluble Fiber 2 g]; Sugars 9 g); Iron 0.8 mg; Sodium 5 mg; Potassium 30 mg; Sucrose; Citric Acid; Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor; FD&C Yellow No. 6
Inactive Ingredients: Fiber Laxative: Citric Acid; FD&C Yellow No. 6; Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor; Sucrose; Each Tablespoon Contains: Potassium 30 mg; Sodium 5 mg
Warnings: Laxative: 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, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Fiber Supplement: Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts.
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