CVS/pharmacy Natural Fiber Supplement Bulk Forming Laxative
Natural Fiber Supplement. 100% natural psyllium fiber. Safe for pregnant women. Gluten free. Contains no sugar or sweeteners. Helps in managing diabetes. Compare to active ingredients in Konsyl (this product is not manufactured or distributed by Konsyl Pharmaceuticals the manufacturer of Konsyl). CVS pharmacist recommended. 6g fiber per serving. Heart healthy formula. 75 teaspoon doses. Dietary fiber supplement: diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose contains 3 grams of this soluble fiber = 6 grams of psyllium. Each 6.0 gram dose contains: calcium 10 mg, potassium 55 mg, sodium 5 mg. Maximum daily dose (3 teaspoonfuls) is very low in sodium. No additives, no sugars, gluten free. No flavors, 100% natural. Safe for diabetics, non habit-forming.
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Other Ingredients: None. As a Fiber Laxative: Active Ingredient (in Each Dose): Psyllium Hydrophilic, Mucilloid (6 g). Inactive Ingredients: None.
Serving Size: 1rounded tsp
Servings Per Container: 75
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Dietary Fiber Supplement: Dosage: Adults 12 years and older: 1 rounded teaspoonful in 8 oz fluid 2 times daily, follow with additional fluid to aid product action, before or after meals, mornings or evenings. Children under 12 years: consult a doctor. Notice: ask a doctor before use if you consider taking this product as part of a cholesterol-lowering program. See directions for use before taking this product. Starting Out: When using this product, physicians recommend a gradual increase in dietary fiber. If minor gas or bloating occurs, begin with a half-dose and slowly increase the dose over several days. Always follow with 8 oz of fluid. As a Fiber Laxative: 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 fluid may cause choking. See choking warnings. Adults and Children 12 Years and Older: Put one dose (one rounded teaspoonful) into a shaker cup or closed container; add at least 8 oz of juice, water or other beverage; shake 3 to 5 seconds; drink promptly; if mixture thickens, add more fluid, stir; follow with additional fluid to aid product action; take 1-3 times daily. Children 6 Years to Under 12 Years: 1/2 adult dose, in 8 oz of fluid; 1-3 times daily. Children Under 6 Years: Ask a doctor. Laxatives, including bulk fibers, may affect how other medicines work, wait 1-2 hours before or after taking other medicines. Store below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C). Keep container tightly closed-protect from excessive moisture. Can be taken 1 to 3 times daily, before or after meals, mornings or evening.
Do not discard powder into any plumbing systems. As a Fiber Laxative: Allergy Alert: As with any natural grain product, inhaled or ingested psyllium powder may cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to 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. Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor. Ask a doctor before use if you have: a sudden change in bowel habits that persist over a period of two weeks. Stop and ask a doctor if: you experience rectal bleeding; you fail to have a bowel movement. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Tamper-Evident bottle mouth sealed for your protection. Do not use if imprinted inner seal is broken or missing.