Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Fiber Supplement Information and Facts
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 adult serving of Metamucil Powder has 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.
Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Fiber Supplement Directions
Adults 12 years and older:
1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily
Under 12 years of age:
Consult a doctor.
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.
Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Fiber Therapy for Regularity Directions
Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity
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 years and 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 to 72 hours. 6-11 years: 1/2 adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily.
Under 6 years: Consult a doctor.
Laxatives, including bulk fibers, may affect how well other medicines work. If you are taking a preion 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.
Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Ingredients
Psyllium Husk, Maltodextrin, Citric Acid, Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor, Aspartame, FD&C Yellow No. 6
Active Ingredient (in each TEASPOON)
Psyllium Husk, Approximately 3.4 g
Aspartame, Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow No. 6, Maltodextrin, Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor
Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Warnings
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 swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.
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.
Metamucil Orange Smooth Texture Sugar Free Other Informationn Each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg; sodium 5 mg.
PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE, 19 mg per teaspoon Store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity.
See bottom for expiration date.
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