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Did you know that Metamucil helps lower
Metamucil naturally removes bad cholesterol,
which can help keep your arteries healthy.
In fact, a heart-health claim about psyllium
fiber (as in Metamucil) and cholesterol reduction has been approved by the US
FDA. So enjoy great-tasting Orange Metamucil and start something that tastes
great and can help your heart!
Fiber Supplement Information
For Cholesterol Lowering and Heart Heath
Uses: 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 dose of Metamucil ahs 2.4 grams of
this soluble fiber. Consult a doctor if you are considering use of this product
as part of a cholesterol-lowering program.
Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts.
Adults 12 years & older: 1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 ounces of
liquid 3 times daily.
Under 12 years: Consult a doctor.???
See mixing directions in Drug Facts.
NOTICE: Mix this product with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of liquid.
Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have
Serving Size: 1 Rounded Teaspoon (5.8 g)
Servings Per Container: 228
Amount Per Serving - % Daily Value:*
Calories 20, Total Carbohydrates 5 g - 2%, Dietary Fiber 3 g - 12%, Soluble
Fiber 2 g - **, Sugars 0 - **, Iron 0.8 mg - 4%, Sodium 5 mg - < 1%, Potassium
30 mg - < 1%.
*Percent Daily Values based on a 2,000 calorie
**Daily Value not established.
Psyllium Husk, Maltodextrin, Citric Acid, Natural and Artificial Orange Flavor,
Aspartame, FD&C Yellow No. 6.
Active Ingredient (in each TEASPOON):
Psyllium Husk approximately 3.4 g.
Uses - Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity.
Put one dose into an empty glass. 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
warning. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid
Adults 12 years & older: 1
rounded TEASPOON in 8 ounces of liquid at first sign of irregularity. Can be
taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12-72 hours.
6-11 Years: 1/2 adult dose in 8 ounces of liquid, up to 3 times
Under 6 years: Consult a doctor
Laxatives, including bulk fibers, may affect how
well other medicines work. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth,
take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed
medicine. As your body adjusts to increased fiber intake, you may experience
changes in bowel habits or minor bloating. New User: Start with1 dose per day;
gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.
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.
Allergy Alert: This product may
cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
- A sudden change in bowel habits persisting for
- Abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
- Constipation lasts more than 7 days
- Rectal bleeding occurs
These may be signs of a serious condition.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of
overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- Each teaspoon contains: Potassium 30 mg ;
Sodium 5 mg
- PHENYLKETONURICS: CONTAINS PHENYLALANINE, 35
mg per teaspoon
- Store at room temperature tightly closed to
protect from humidity
- See bottom for expiration date
- Contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber