For relief of occasional constipation. Generally produces bowel movement in 12-72 hours. Natural bulk producing fiber encourages normal elimination without chemical stimulants. Smooth texture. Helps lower cholesterol. Heart healthy. Sugar and gluten free. Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of this product contains 2.0 grams of this soluble fiber = 3.5 g of psyllium. Maximum daily dose (3 packets) is very low sodium. Each dose provides 3 grams total dietary fiber. Each dose contains 9 calories.
Each Dose: Psyllium Hydrophilic Muciloid 3.5 g
Citric Acid; FD&C Yellow No. 6 (Sunset Yellow); Flavoring; Aspartame; Maltodextrin; Silicon Dioxide. Each 5.8 g Dose Contains: Calcium 6 mg, Potassium 32 mg, Sodium 3 mg
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 warnings. Adults and children 12 years and over: 1 packet (5.8 g) mixed in 8 oz of liquid, 1-3 times daily. Children 6 years to under 12 years: 1/2 the adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily. Children under 6 years: Consult a doctor. Laxatives, including bulk fibers, may affect how other medicines work, wait 1-2 hours before or after taking other medicines. Can be taken 1 to 3 times daily, before or after meals, mornings or evenings. Do not discard powder into any plumbing systems. Store below 86 degrees F (30 degrees C).
WarningsAllergy alert: As with any natural grain product, inhaled or ingested psyllium powder may cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to 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. Do not use laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting are present unless directed by a doctor. Ask a doctor before use if you have a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of two weeks. When using this product do not take for a period longer than 1 week, unless directed by a doctor. Stop use and ask a doctor if: you experience rectal bleeding; you fail to have a bowel movement. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. PHENYLKETONURICS: contains phenylalanine, 21 mg per packet.