Metamucil Calcium/Dietary Fiber Supplement Capsules
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Psyllium fiber. 100% natural psyllium. Helps lower cholesterol to promote heart health. Promotes digestive health. Low glycemic index. Gluten free (less than 20 ppm gluten). Excellent source of calcium. No. 1 doctor recommended brand. Metamucil MultiHealth Fiber is the same great psyllium fiber that consumers have trusted for over 75 years! Contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber. An excellent source of calcium in 5 minutes. This Metamucil product has a low glycemic index, a measure of the effect of dietary carbohydrates on blood sugar levels. Gluten free (may contain trace amounts less than 20 ppm). If you have specific dietary needs, you should consult your doctor before consuming this product. For Osteoporosis: Physical activity and adequate calcium throughout life, as part of a well-balanced diet along with physical activity, may reduce the risk of osteoporosis. For Cholesterol Lowering and Heart Health: Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol 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 serving of Metamucil provides 2.1 grams of this soluble fiber. For Regularity: Metamucil provides 100% natural fiber, in the form of psyllium husk, to help promote and maintain regularity. Can be used for occasional constipation. For Bone Health: Diets high in calcium can help build strong bones. For Gastrointestinal Function: A healthy diet including fiber, such as psyllium, may help support GI function. (These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.)
Psyllium Husk, Calcium Carbonate, Gelatin, Crospovidone, Titanium Dioxide, Polysorbate 80, Caramel Color, Red 40 Lake, Blue 1 Lake, Yellow 6 Lake.
Serving Size: 5 capsules
Servings Per Container: 24
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|Potassium||30 mg||-1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate||3 g||1 %|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||10 %|
|Soluble Fiber||2 g|
|Calcium||300 mg||30 %|
|Iron||0.4 mg||2 %|
Read entire label including warnings & product information. To open bottle, push down and turn. Take this product (Adults and Children 12 Yrs & Older: 5 capsules swallowed 1 at a time) with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of liquid. Can be taken up to 4 times daily. Notice: Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing. Take in an upright position. As an easy way to increase daily fiber and calcium intake, take 2-5 capsules with at least 8 oz of liquid. Under 12 Years: Ask a doctor. Store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity.
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. Fiber products may affect how well 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. Contact your doctor before using this dietary supplement if you have recently experienced a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks, abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. Consult a doctor if you are considering use of this product as part of a cholesterol-lowering program. Stop using this dietary supplement and ask a doctor if constipation lasts more than 7 days or rectal bleeding occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition. Keep out of reach of children. In case of accidental ingestion, contact your doctor or a Poison Control Center right away.