Fiber (bulk-forming) laxative
Effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity.
Psyllium husk 3.4g (per each rounded tablespoon = 12g)
Metamucil Orange Smooth: Citric acid, FD and C yellow No.6, natural and artificial orange flavor, sucrose.
Metamucil Sugar Free Orange Smooth: Aspartame, Citric Acid, FD and C Yellow No.6, Maltodextrin, natural and artificial orange flavor.
Metamucil Sugar Free Pink Lemonade Smooth: Acesulfame Potassium, Aspartame, Citric Acid, FD and C Red No. 40, Maltodextrin, natural flavor.
Metamucil Sugar Free Berry Smooth: Artificial Flavor, Aspartame, Citric Acid, FD and C Blue No. 1, FD and C Red No. 40, Malic Acid, Maltodextrin.
Metamucil Sugar Free Original Smooth: Citric Acid, Maltodextrin.
Metamucil Orange Smooth
Fiber Supplement Powder 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 swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.
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 2 weeks
- 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.
Metamucil Orange Smooth
Fiber Supplement Powder Directions
Adults 12 years and older:
- 1 rounded TABLESPOON in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily for daily fiber supplement
- 1 rounded TABLESPOON in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily for cholesterol lowering to promote heart health
Under 12 years of age:
- Consult a doctor.
NOTICE: Mix 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.
Metamucil Orange Smooth Fiber Supplement Powder
Fiber Therapy for Regularity Directions
- Fiber laxative
- 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 and stir.
Adults 12 years and older: 1 rounded TABLESPOON in 8 oz of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12 to 72 hours.
- 6-11 years: 1/2 adult dose in 8 oz of liquid, up to 3 times daily.
- Under 6 years: 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.
Children under 6 years: ask a doctor
- Each tablespoon 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 100% natural, therapeutic fiber