CVS Natural Fiber Supplement Orange Flavor
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Bulk Forming Laxative/Dietary Supplement. With 100% natural psyllium husk fiber. Naturally & artificially flavored. Compare to the active ingredient in Metamucil (This product is not manufactured or distributed by Proctor & Gamble, the distributor of Metamucil). Promotes digestive health. Helps lower cholesterol to promote heart health (See back under Fiber Supplement Information about soluble fiber and heart disease). Sugar free. 180 teaspoon doses. CVS pharmacist recommended. Each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg and sodium 5 mg. (This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease).
Active Ingredient (per Each Rounded Teaspoon = 5.8 g): Psyllium Husk (3.4 g). Inactive Ingredients: Aspartame, Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow 6, Maltodextrin, Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor, Silicon Dioxide.
Read entire label including warnings in drug facts. Note separates uses. Fiber Laxative: Take at the first sign of irregularity up to 3 times a day. Put one dose into an empty glass. Fill glass with 8 oz of water or favorite beverage. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens add more water and stir. 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. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine. New Users: Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary. Adults and Children 12 Years and Over: 1 rounded teaspoon. 6 to Under 12 Years: 1/2 teaspoon. Under 6 Years: Ask a doctor. Dietary Fiber Supplement: Adults 12 Years & Older: 1 rounded teaspoon (tsp) in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily. Children Under 12 Years: Consult a doctor. Notice: Mix this product with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of liquid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing. See choking warning. Store at 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C).
Phenylketonurics: Contains phenylalanine 25 mg per teaspoon. Fiber Laxative: Allergy Alert: May cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to ingested or inhaled psyllium. 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 abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting; a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking any other drug. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work. When using this product do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dosage in a 24-hour period; you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating as your body adjusts to increased fiber intake. Stop use and ask a doctor if constipation lasts more than 7 days; rectal bleeding occurs. 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. Dietary Fiber Supplement: Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts.