Metamucil MultiHealth Fibre Powder
48 Doses, Orange Flavour Smooth
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PROCTER & GAMBLE INC., TORONTO, ON M5W 1C5
Cautions and Warnings
Do not use if you have: abdominal pain, fever, nausea or vomiting, a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, failure to defecate following the use of another laxative. If constipation persists for more than 7 days symptoms worsen, or rectal bleeding occurs, stop use and consult your doctor. These may be signs of a serious condition. Metamucil may cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium; in which case discontinue use. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating. Do not take a laxative within 2 hours of taking any other medicine. Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or oesophagus and may cause choking. Do not take if you have any difficulty in swallowing. If you have chest pain, vomiting or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.
Mix one dose into 240 mL (8 oz) glass of cool liquid. Stir briskly and drink immediately. An additional glass of liquid is helpful. Do not interrupt medication.
When taken as fibre supplement or to relieve irregularity:
ADULTS AND CHILDREN OVER 12: One rounded teaspoon (7.0 g) into a 240 mL (8 oz) glass of cool liquid up to 3 times daily at the first sign of constipation. Generally takes effect in 12-72 hours.
CHILDREN (6-12 YEARS): ½ the adult dose in a 240 mL (8 oz) glass of cool liquid up to 3 times daily.
NEW USERS: Start by taking 1 dose each day. Gradually increase to 3 doses per day if needed or recommended by your doctor. If you experience occasional minor bloating, reduce the amount of Metamucil that you are taking and gradually increase to the recommended dose.
When taken to lower cholesterol: For adults only: Three level teaspoons (7.0 g) into a 240 mL glass of cool liquid 3 times daily. For best result in lower cholesterol, take Metamucil with a meal.
Active Ingredient: Psyllium Husk Approx 3.4 g
Inactive Ingredients: Sucrose
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