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Fiber Therapy Orange Flavor (Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation)

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GRANULE, FOR SOLUTION 368 g in 1 BOX (53807-200-13) Label Information

Complete Fiber Therapy Orange Flavor Information

  • Active Ingredients (in each dose)

    Psyllium Hydrophilic Mucilloid 3.4 gms (approximately)


  • Purpose

    Fiber laxative / Dietary Fiber Supplement


  • Uses

    Fiber laxative

    • effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring and maintaining regularity. Generally produces bowel movement in 12-72 hours
    • encouragement for normal elimination naturally, without chemical stimulants

    Dietary FIber Supplement

    • Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that includes 12 gms of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in this product, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One Adult dose of this product has 2.4 gms of this soluble fiber.

  • 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

    Allergy alert

    • Inhaled or ingested psyllium powder may cause allergic reaction in people sensitive to psyllium

    Do not use
    • laxative products when abdominal pain, nausea or vomitting are present unless directed by a doctor
    • this product if you have difficulty in swallowing or have any throat problem.

    Ask a doctor before use if

    Laxative

    • you have a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

    Dietary Fiber Therapy

    • you are considering use of this product as part of cholesterol-lowering program.

    When using this product
    • do not use more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor

    Stop use and ask a doctor if
    • you experince rectal bleeding
    • you faile to have bowel movement
    • constipation persists beyond 7 days, as it may be a sign of a more serious condition.

    Keep out of reach of children

    In case of accidental overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center immediately.


  • Directions

    Mix this product (child or adult dose) with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product with enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty in swallowing. See choking warnings

    LAXATIVE USE DIETARY SUPPLEMENT FIBER USE
    Adults 12 years & older
    1 rounded teaspoon (7gms ) in 8 oz. of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily
    1 rounded teaspoon (12 gms) in 8 oz. of liquid 3 times daily.
    Children 6 years to under 12 years
    1/2 the adult dose in 8 oz. of liquid, up to 3 times daily
    consult a doctor
    Children under 6 years
    consult a doctor
    consult a doctor
    1.
    • Put rounded teaspoon in 8 oz. of liquid at the first sign of irregularity.
    2.
    • Fill an 8 oz. container with cold water, juice or other liquid.
    3.
    • Sprinkle one rounded teaspoondul of powder into liquid.
    4.
    • Stir briskly and drink immediately. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir. An additional glass of liquid is recommended.

    Usage Tips:

    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 boday adjusts to increase fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating.

    Your doctor can recommend the right dosage of this product to best meet your needs. In general, start by taking one dose a day. Gradually increase to three doses per day, if needed or recommeded by your doctor. If minor gas or bloating occurs when you increrase doses, try slightly reducing the amount your are taking. This product can be taken any time of day. To establish a routine, we suggest taking it at approximately the same time each day. Also useful for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders associated with consitipation when recommended by a doctor.


  • Other information

    • DO NOT USE IF INNER FOIL SEAL IS BROKEN OR MISSING.
    • store at room temperature
    • keep tightly closed to protect from humidity
    • frequent or prolonged use of this prepartion may result in dependence on laxative.


  • Inactive Ingredients

    citric acid, FD&C Yellow#6, flavor and Sucrose


  • Product Label

    Outer Label


  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    FIBER THERAPY ORANGE FLAVOR  
    psyllium dietary fiber supplement granule, for solution
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:53807-200
    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 100 g
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient Name Strength
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE (UNII: 2968PHW8QP)  
    FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color BROWN Score     
    Shape Size
    Flavor ORANGE Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:53807-200-13 368 g in 1 BOX
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC monograph not final part334 03/16/1999
    Labeler - Rij Pharmaceutical Corporation (144679156)