For relief of occasional constipation. Generally produces effect in 12-72 hours. Natural bulk producing fiber encourages normal elimination without chemical stimulants. Smooth texture. Helps lower cholesterol. Heart healthy. Naturally sweetened. Gluten free. Note to diabetics: this product contains 66% sugar (sucrose). Maximum daily dose (3 packets) is very low sodium. Each dose provides 3 grams total dietary fiber. Each dose contains 35 calories. 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 = 3.4 g of psyllium.
Each Dose: Psyllium Hydrophilic Mucilloid 3.4 g
Citric Acid; D&C Yellow No. 10; FD&C Yellow No. 6 (Sunset Yellow); Flavoring; Sucrose. Each 12 g Dose Contains: Calcium 6 mg, Potassium 31 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 fluid may cause choking. See choking warnings. Adults and children 12 years and older: 1 packet (12 g) sprinkled in 8 oz of liquid, 1-3 times daily. Children 6 years to under 12 years: 1/2 adult dose in 8 oz of fluid, 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.
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.