Metamucil Granules Regular 336g
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Metamucil contains: Psyllium Husk powder, Aspartame, Citirc Acid, Maltodextrin. Each 5.9g provides less than 5mg Sodium. Metamucil contains no chemical stimulants.
To restore and maintain regularity: Adults,12 years +, 1 & 1/2 level spoons of Metamucil (1 spoon = 5mL medicinal measuring spoon) to be taken 1 - 3 times daily. To help lower cholesterol take 1 & 1/2 level spoons of Metamucil 3 times daily. Children 6 - 11 years take 1/2 the adult dose of Metamucil 1 - 3 times daily on medical advice. To lower cholesterol in children consult your doctor. For children under 6 years consult your doctor. When taking Metamucil, add the correct dosage (read above) into an empty glass. Fill your glass with at least 250mL of liquid. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If the mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir. Drink plenty of water. New users: Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.
|Patient Info||Made from the husk of natural Psyllium seed, Metamucil works in the same way as high fibre foods. It provides the bulk to digested foods which helps it move through the digestive system at a normal rate. An increased intake of fibre in the diet every day helps to promote a healthy digestive system. Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fibre from Psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may lower cholesterol levels. Reductions in cholesterol may contribute to reducing the risk of heart disease.|
|Warning||Keep Metamucil out of reach of children. Do not use in cases of medication-induced constipation. In case of overdose, seek professional help or contact a poison information centre immediately. Before using Metamucil, consult your doctor if you: have a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks or have abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or rectal bleeding or are considering it as part of a cholesterol-lowering program. If you experience chest pain, vomiting or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking Metamucil seek immediate medical attention. 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 difficulty in swallowing. Allergy Alert: May cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium. If constipation persists beyond 7 days, consult a doctor. Laxatives, including bulk fibres, may affect how well other medicines work. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take Metamucil at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine to minimise any effect on drug absorption. As your body adjusts to increased fibre intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating.|