Metamucil Smooth Texture Orange
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100% natural psyllium. 72 doses. Helps lower cholesterol to promote heart health. Promotes digestive health. Low glycemic index. Gluten free (Less than 20 ppm gluten). Psyllium fiber powder. Naturally and artificially flavored. P&G proud partner of the US Olympic Team.. Metamucil MultiHealth Fiber is the same great psyllium fiber that consumers have trusted for over 75 years! Each teaspoon contains: 30 mg potassium; 5 mg sodium. Contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber. Fiber Supplement: 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 to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)
Active Ingredient (in Each Teaspoon): Psyllium Husk (Approximately 3.4 g). Inactive Ingredients: Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow 6, Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor, Sucrose.
Serving Size: 1 rounded tbsp
Servings Per Container: 72
|Nutrient||Amount per Serving||% Daily Value|
|Sodium||5 mg||-1 %|
|Potassium||30 mg||-1 %|
|Total Carbohydrate||12 g||4 %|
|Dietary Fiber||3 g||12 %|
|Soluble Fiber||2 g|
|Iron||0.8 mg||4 %|
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 & Older: 1 rounded teaspoon 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. 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. Fiber Supplement: Adults 12 Yrs & Older: 1 rounded teaspoon in 8 oz of liquid up to 3 times daily for daily fiber supplement; 3 times daily for cholesterol lowering to promote heart health. Under 12 Yrs: Consult a doctor. See mixing 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. 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. 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 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 if overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Fiber Supplement: Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts. Do not use if printed inner seal is broken or missing.