Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity. Each serving adds 3 grams of fiber to your diet. For lowering cholesterol to promote 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 2.4 grams of this soluble fiber.
Consult a doctor if you are considering use of this product as part of a cholesterol-lowering program.
*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.
Promotes digestive health.* Low glycemic index.* #1 doctor recommended brand. Gluten free (less than 20 ppm gluten).
Active Ingredients: 1 Capsule: Psyllium Husk Approximately 0.52 g; Fiber Laxative: 6 Capsules: Calories 10; Total Carb 3 g (Dietary Fiber 3 g (Soluble Fiber 2 g)); Protein <1 g; Iron 0.4 mg; Potassium 30 mg; Psyllium Husk; Gelatin; Polysorbate 80; Caramel Color; Red 40 Lake; Blue 1 Lake; Yellow 6 Lake. InActive Ingredients: Caramel Color; FD&C Blue No. 1 Aluminum Lake; FD&C Red No. 40 Aluminum Lake; FD&C Yellow No. 6 Aluminum Lake; Gelatin; Polysorbate 80; Each Capsule Contains: Potassium 5 mg
Fiber laxative: 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. Adults 12 yrs. and 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. Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk may affect how well other 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. New users: Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary. Fiber supplement: Adults 12 yrs. and older: 2-6 capsules for increasing daily fiber intake; 6 capsules for cholesterol lowering use. Take product 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; taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing.
See choking warning. Under 12 yrs.: Consult a doctor.
Fiber laxative: 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 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. Fiber supplement: Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts under peel back.
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