Shoprite fiber laxative tablet, film coated

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Calcium polycarbophil 625 mg equivalent to 500 mg polycarbophil

Purpose

Bulk-forming laxative

Uses

  • relieves occasional constipation to help restore and maintain regularity
  • this product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

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.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
  • a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. All laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When using this product

  • do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor
  • do not take more than 8 caplets in a 24 hour period unless directed by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if

rectal bleeding occurs or if you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this or any other laxative. These could 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. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

  • take each dose of this product 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.
  • this product works naturally so continued use for one to three days is normally required to provide full benefit. Dosage may vary according to diet, exercise, previous laxative use or severity of constipation.

age

recommended dose

daily maximum

adults and children 12 years of age and over

2 caplets once a day

up to 4 times a day

children under 12 years

consult a physician

Other information

  • each caplet contains: calcium 140 mg and magnesium 10 mg
  • store at 20-25C (68-77F)

Inactive ingredients

caramel, crospovidone, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate

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Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Shoprite fiber laxative tablet, film coated- Calcium polycarbophil

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 41190-477
Route of Administration Oral

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Calcium polycarbophil ( UNII: 8F049NKY49)( Polycarbophil - UNII: W25LM17A4W ) 625 mgin 1

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Caramel ( UNII: T9D99G2B1R)
Crospovidone (15 mpa.s at 5%) ( UNII: 68401960MK)
Hypromelloses ( UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)
Magnesium stearate ( UNII: 70097M6I30)
Microcrystalline cellulose ( UNII: OP1R32D61U)
Polyethylene glycol ( UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)
Silicon dioxide ( UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)
Sodium lauryl sulfate ( UNII: 368GB5141J)

Product Characteristics

Color BROWN (light) Size 19 mm
Shape CAPSULE (caplet) Score 2
Imprint Code L477

Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date
OTC monograph not final part334 USA

Labeler - Wakefern Food Corporation( 069722418)

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Compare to: Active Ingredient in FiberCon®

FIBER LAXATIVE

Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg

BULK-FORMING LAXATIVE

Fiber Therapy for Regularity

Gentle Enough for Everyday Use

As Effective as Fiber Powders

actual size

140 caplets