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fiber laxative (H E B)

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TABLET, FILM COATED 90 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE (37808-477-75) Label Information

Complete fiber laxative Information

  • 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 20-25 oC (68-77 oF)

  • Inactive ingredients

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


  • Questions or comments?

    1-800-719-9260


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    Compare to FiberCon® active ingredient

    Fiber Laxative

    BULK-FORMING LAXATIVE

    Calcium Polycarbophil 625 mg

    Fiber Therapy for Regularity

    Gentle Enough For Everyday Use

    Natural Action of Fiber

    Just as Effective as Fiber Powders

    Fiber Laxative Label Image

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    FIBER LAXATIVE 
    calcium polycarbophil tablet, film coated
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:37808-477
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL (UNII: 8F049NKY49) (POLYCARBOPHIL - UNII:W25LM17A4W) CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL 625 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CARAMEL (UNII: T9D99G2B1R)  
    CROSPOVIDONE (UNII: 68401960MK)  
    HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
    MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
    CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
    POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN (light) Score 2 pieces
    Shape CAPSULE (caplet) Size 19mm
    Flavor Imprint Code L477
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:37808-477-75 90 in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph not final part334 10/31/2001
    Labeler - H E B (007924756)