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FIBER THERAPY (Major Pharmaceuticals)

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POWDER, FOR SOLUTION 454 g in 1 BOTTLE (0904-5675-16) Label Information

Complete FIBER THERAPY Information

  • Active ingredient

    (in each 19g adult dose)

    Methylcellulose (a non-allergenic fiber) 2g


  • Purpose

    Bulk-forming fiber laxative


  • Uses

    • relieves constipation (irregularity)
    • helps to restore and maintain regularity
    • for constipation associated with other bowel disorders like IBS when recommended by a doctor
    • generally produces a bowel movement in 12-72 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
    • a sudden change in bowel habits that persists for two weeks
    • abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting
    • sensitivity to any of the ingredients

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • constipation lasts more than 7 days
    • you fail to have a bowl movement after use
    • you have rectal bleeding

    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.

    When using this product
    • do not exceed recommended maximum daily dose unless directed by a doctor
    • do not use laxative products for a period longer than one week unless directed by a doctor 

  • Directions

    • 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
    • use product at the first sign of constipation or irregularity
    • put one dose in a full glass of cold water
    • stir briskly and drink promptly
    • drinking another glass of water is helpful

    FIBER THERAPY Orange Flavor 

     Age  Dose
     adults & children above 12 years of age  start with 1 heaping tablespoon (19g). Increase as needed, 1 heaping tablespoon at a time, up to 3 times per day.
     children 6 - 12 years of age  half the adult dose in 8 ounces of cold water once daily.

  • Other information

    • Each adult dose contains approximately:
    • sodium 3mg
    • potassium 105mg
    • contributes 60 calories from sucrose and sorbitol
    • store below 86°F (30°C)
    • protect contents from humidity
    • keep tightly closed

        Tamper Evident: Do not use if printed seal under cap is torn or missing


  • Inactive ingredients

    citric acid, FD&C yellow #6 lake, maltodextrin, orange flavors (natural and artificial), potassium citrate, riboflavin, silicondioxide, sorbitol, sucrose, talc.


  • Questions or comments?

    call toll-free 1-800-616-2471

    *This product is not manufactured or distributed by GlaxoSmithKline the distributor of Citrucel®

    Distributed by:

    MAJOR PHARMACEUTICALS

    Livonia, MI 48150  USA

    DIRECTIONS FOR USE

    Image of pouring water into glass

    1. Fill glass with at least 8 oz. of cold water.

    Image of stirring water after adding Citrucel

    2. Add the adult or child dose listed in the directions. 3. Stir briskly until dissolved and drink promptly. Drinking an additional glass of water is helpful.

    TAMPER EVIDENT PACKAGE

    Do not use if printed seal under cap is torn or missing.


  • Principal Display Panel

    NDC 0904-5675-16

    FIBER THERAPY

    METHYLCELLULOSE FOR REGULARITY

    Orange FLAVOR

    NET WT 16 OZ (454 GRAMS)

    Fiber Therapy


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    FIBER THERAPY 
    methylcellulose powder, for solution
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0904-5675
    Route of Administration ORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
    METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S) (UNII: MRJ667KA5E) (METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S) - UNII:MRJ667KA5E) METHYLCELLULOSE (4000 MPA.S) 2 g  in 19 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    POTASSIUM CITRATE (UNII: EE90ONI6FF)  
    RIBOFLAVIN (UNII: TLM2976OFR)  
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
    SORBITOL (UNII: 506T60A25R)  
    TALC (UNII: 7SEV7J4R1U)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color ORANGE Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor ORANGE Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:0904-5675-16 454 g in 1 BOTTLE
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL part334 04/18/2008
    Labeler - Major Pharmaceuticals (191427277)