Metamucil therapy for regularity powder

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Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each teaspoon)

Psyllium husk approximately 3.4 g


Fiber therapy for regularity


  • effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity



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.

Otc - ask doctor section

Ask a doctor before useif you have

  • a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks
  • abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting

Otc - stop use section

Stop use and ask a doctorif

  • constipation lasts more than 7 days
  • rectal bleeding occurs

These may be signs of a serious condition.

Otc - keep out of reach of children section

Keep out of reach of children.In case of overdose, contact a doctor or a Poison Control Center right away.


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 and stir.

Adults 12 yrs. & older 1 rounded TEASPOONin 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12 72 hours.
6 11 yrs. adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily
Under 6 yrs. Consult a doctor

Bulk-forming fibers like psyllium husk 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 users

Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary.

Other information

  • each teaspoon contains:potassium 30 mg; sodium 5 mg
  • store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity
  • see bottom of canister for expiration date
  • contains a 100% natural, therapeutic fiber

Inactive ingredients

citric acid, maltodextrin



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Dist. by Procter & Gamble,
Cincinnati OH 45202

Ingredients and appearance - Product information

Metamucil therapy for regularity powder- Psyllium husk

Product information

Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL Item Code (Source) NDC: 37000-454
Route of Administration Oral

Active Ingredient/Active Moiety

Ingredient Name Strength
Psyllium husk ( UNII: 0SHO53407G)( Psyllium husk - UNII: 0SHO53407G ) 3.4 gin 5.4 g

Inactive Ingredients

Ingredient Name Code
Citric acid monohydrate ( UNII: 2968PHW8QP)
Maltodextrin ( UNII: 7CVR7L4A2D)

Product Characteristics


Marketing Information

Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Territorial Authority Marketing Start Date

Labeler - The Procter & Gamble Manufacturing Company( 004238200)

Principal display panel - 425 g canister label

Recommended Brand

NDC 37000-454-02

100% Natural Psyllium
Daily fiber supplement/
Therapy for regularity

Metamucil ®
MultiHealth Fiber

  • Helps lower cholesterol
    to promote heart health*
  • Promotes digestive health
  • Low glycemic index*
  • Gluten free
    (less than 20 ppm gluten)*

Not a low calorie product.

Original smooth

Psyllium fiber powder

NET WT 15 OZ (425 g)


*See back for information about soluble fiber and heart disease and for
information about low glycemic index and gluten.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.