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Fiber original texture (McKesson)

Available Formats

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POWDER, FOR SUSPENSION 368 g in 1 CANISTER (49348-166-93) Label Information
POWDER, FOR SUSPENSION 538 g in 1 CANISTER (49348-166-65) Label Information

Complete Fiber original texture Information

  • Active ingredient (per each rounded teaspoon=7 g)

    Psyllium husk 3.4 g


  • Purpose

    Bulk-forming laxative


  • Uses

    • effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity

  • Warnings

    Allergy alert: May cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to ingested or inhaled psyllium

    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 persisting for 2 weeks

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking any other drug. Laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

    When using this product
    • do not exceed the maximum recommended daily dosage in a 24-hour period
    • you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating as your body adjusts to increased fiber intake

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • constipation lasts more than 7 days
    • rectal bleeding occurs
    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.

  • Directions

    • take at the first sign of irregularity up to 3 times a day
    • put one dose into an empty glass
    • fill glass with 8oz of water or favorite beverage
    • stir briskly and drink promptly
    • if mixture thickens add more water and stir
    • take 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.
    • if you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine.
    New Users: Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary

    adults and children 12 years and over
    1 rounded teaspoon                          
    6 to under 12 years
    1/2 teaspoon
    under 6 years
    ask a doctor


  • Other information

    • each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg and sodium 3 mg
    • store at (20o-25oC) 68o-77oF

  • Inactive ingredients

    silicon dioxide, sucrose

    DO NOT USE IF PRINTED SEAL UNDER CAP IS MISSING OR BROKEN


  • Fiber Supplement information

    Uses Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium seed husk, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol levels. One ADULT serving provides 2.4 grams of soluble fiber. Consult a doctor if you are considering use of the products as part of a cholesterol-lowering program.

    Warnings Read entire label, including warnings in Drug Facts

    Directions Adults 12 years and older: 1 rounded TEASPOON (tsp) in 8 oz  of liquid 3 times daily.

    Children under 12 years:  Consult a doctor.

    NOTICE: Mix this product with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of liquid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take  if you have difficulty swallowing.  See choking warning.


  • PDP

    Sunmark

    compare to the active ingredient in Metamucil®

    Fiber Original Texture

    psyllium husk 3.4 g

    Bulk-forming laxative

    Dietary fiber supplement

    100% NATURAL PSYLLIUM HUSK POWDER

    REGULAR FLAVOR

    48 Teaspoon doses

    NET WT 13 oz (368 g)

    FILL CONTROLLED BY WEIGHT, NOT VOLUMEunflavored original texture


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    FIBER ORIGINAL TEXTURE  
    psyllium husk powder, for suspension
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:49348-166
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    PSYLLIUM HUSK (UNII: 0SHO53407G) (PSYLLIUM HUSK - UNII:0SHO53407G) PSYLLIUM HUSK 3.4 g  in 7 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color brown Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:49348-166-93 368 g in 1 CANISTER
    2 NDC:49348-166-65 538 g in 1 CANISTER
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph not final part334 01/15/2007
    Labeler - McKesson (177667227)