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CAPSULE 160 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE (62011-0053-1) Label Information

Complete Fiber Information

  • Active ingredient (in each capsule)

    Psyllium husk approx. 0.52 g

  • Purpose

    Fiber laxative

  • Uses


    • occasional constipation
    • helps restore regularity
    • promotes normal function of the bowel

  • 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
    • difficulty in swallowing
    • a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
    Allergy alert: this product may cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • you fail to have a bowel movement after use
    • rectal bleeding occurs
    • symptoms persist more than 1 week
    Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately

  • Directions

    • take this product (child or adult dose) with a full glass of water (8oz.) or other fluid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning.
    • swallow capsules one at a time
    • daily maximum 3 doses
    • dosage will vary according to diet, exercise, previous laxative use or severity of constipation.
    • product generally produces effect in 12-72 hours.
    adults and children 12 years and older
    5 capsules, 1 to 3 times a day
    children 6 to under 11 years
    consider use of powder form of product
    children under 6 years
    ask 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.

  • Other information

    • do not use if printed seal under cap is torn or missing.
    • store at room temperature
    • protect contents from moisture.

  • Inactive ingredients

    caramel color, gelatin, iron oxide, polysorbate 80, shellac

  • Fiber Supplement information

    Uses: An easy way to increase your daily fiber intake. Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in this product, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering  cholesterol. One serving of this product provides 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.

    Warnings: Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts

    Directions: Adults 12 years and older: 2-6 capsules for increasing daily fiber intake;  6 capsules for cholesterol lowering use. Take this product 8oz. of liquid (swallow 1 capsule at a  time)  up to 3 times daily.  NOTICE:  Take this product atleast  8 oz . (a full glass) of liquid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking.  Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing.

  • PDP

    Health Mart Pharmacy

    compare to Metamucil® capsules active ingredient

    fiber capsules

    psyllium husk 0.52 g

    bulk-forming laxative

    dietary fiber supplement

    helps maintain and restore regularity

    160 capsulesfront labelp back label

    psyllium husk capsule
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:62011-0053
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARAMEL (UNII: T9D99G2B1R)  
    GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    SHELLAC (UNII: 46N107B71O)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color white (Clear transparent pale to buff color) Score no score
    Shape CAPSULE Size 20mm
    Flavor Imprint Code G650
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:62011-0053-1 160 in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph final part334 03/22/2012
    Labeler - Health Mart (177667227)
    Registrant - Guardian Drug Company (119210276)
    Name Address ID/FEI Business Operations
    Guardian Drug Company 119210276 manufacture(62011-0053)