Metamucil Fiber Therapy Multi-Health Fiber Supplement Capsules
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Other Information: Each capsule contains: 5 mg potassium. Store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity. See bottom for expiration date. Contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber. Misc: 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). No. 1 doctor recommended brand. Metamucil MultiHealth Fiber is the same great psyllium fiber that consumers have trusted for over 75 years! 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. (These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.).
Active Ingredients: Psyllium Husk (Approximately 0.52 g). Inactive Ingredients: Caramel Color, FD&C Blue 1 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Red 40 Aluminum Lake, FD&C Yellow 6 Aluminum Lake, Gelatin, Polysorbate 80.
Serving Size: 6 capsules
Servings Per Container: 26
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|Potassium||30 mg||-1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate||3 g||1 %|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||11 %|
|Soluble Fiber||2 g|
|Iron||0.4 mg||2 %|
Directions: Read entire label including warnings & product information. Take this product 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. Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk may affect how well other medications 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, your 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. Adults 12 Yrs & Older:, 5 capsules with 8 oz of liquid (swallow 1 capsule at a time) at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12-72 hours. 6-11 Yrs:, Consider use of Metamucil powder or wafer products. Under 6 Yrs:, Consult a doctor regarding use of Metamucil powder or wafer products. Adults 12 Yrs & Older:, Fiber Supplement: 2-3 capsules for increasing daily fiber intake; 6 capsules for cholesterol lowering use. Take with at least 8 oz of liquid up to 3 times daily. Notice: Swallow 1 capsule at a time and take in an upright position. Take with a full glass of liquid; taken without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing. See choking warning. . Under 12 Yrs:, Consult a doctor.
Warnings: Allergy alert: This product may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested 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. . Other warnings: Fiber Supplement: Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts. Tamper Evident:: Capsules in the container are sealed by banding. . Do not use: if printed inner seal is broken or missing. . 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.