Metamucil traps and removes the waste that makes you feel sluggish. 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.
Active Ingredients: psyllium husk approximately 3.4 g per serving. Inactive Ingredients: sucrose.
This product may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium.
Adults 12 years and older:
- 2 to 6 capsules per serving for increasing daily fiber intake
- 6 capsules per serving for cholesterol-lowering use
- Take 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 years: Consult a doctor.
Swallow 1 capsule at a time and take in an upright position. Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk may affect how well medicines work. Take this product at least 2 hours before or after medicines. New Users: Start with 1 serving per day; gradually increase to desired daily intake. You may initially experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating, as your body adjusts to increased fiber intake.
Take 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. Contact your doctor before using this dietary supplement if you have recently experienced a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks, abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. Stop using this dietary supplement and ask a doctor if constipation lasts more than 7 days or rectal bleeding occurs. These may be signs of a serious condition. Keep out of reach of children.
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