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Geri Mucil (Gericare Pharmaceuticals)

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POWDER, FOR SOLUTION 368 g in 1 BOTTLE (57896-461-13) Label Information

Complete Geri Mucil Information

  • SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION

    Front Panel:

    NATURAL PSYLLIUM FIBER LAXATIVE & DIETARY SUPPLEMENT

    • Gentle, Effective Relief From Constipation
    • Daily Fiber Source
    • No Chemical Stimulants

    Back Panel:

    LAXATIVE

    Drug Facts


  • Active ingredient (in each rounded TEASPOON)

    Psyllium Husk, approximately 3.4 g


  • Purpose

    Bulk-forming Laxative


  • Uses

    effective in treating occasional constipation and restoring regularity


  • 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: This product may cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium


  • Ask a doctor before use if you have

        a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks

        abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting


  • Stop use and ask a doctor if

     constipation lasts more than 7 days

    rectal bleeding occurs

    These may 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.


  • DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION

    Directions 

    Put one dose into an empty glass. 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 . Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir.

    adults & children 12 years & over

    1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid,

     up to 3 times daily

    children under 12 years

    Consult 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. New Users: Start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary. 

      Other information

    • each teaspoon contains: potassium 30 mg, sodium 5 mg
    • Store below 30°C (86°F)
    • Protect contents from humidity. Keep tightly closed.

  • Inactive ingredient

    sucrose

    DIETARY FIBER SUPPLEMENT

    Uses Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Geri-Mucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult does of Geri-Mucil has 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 yrs. & older; 1 rounded TEASPOON in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily. Under 12 yrs.: Ask a doctor. See mixing directions in Drug Facts . NOTICE: Mix this product with at least 8 oz (a full glass) of liquid. Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing. 

    Supplement Facts

    Serving Size 1 rounded teaspoon (7g)
    Servings per container 52

    Amount Per Serving                      %DV**

    Calories 25

    Total Carbohydrates 7 g

    2%

    Dietary Fiber 3 g

    12%

    Soluble Fiber 2 g

    *

    Sugars 3 g

    *

    Iron 0.4 mg

    2%

    Sodium 5 mg

    <1%

    Potassium 30 mg

    <1%

    Psyllium Hydrophilic Mucilloid 3.4 g

    †

    **% Daily Value (DV) is based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

    *Daily Value (DV) not established.

    INGREDIENTS: Sucrose, Psyllium Husk

    ‡This product is not manufactured or distributed by Procter & Gamble, owner of the registered trademark Metamucil®.

     DIST. BY:
    GERI-CARE PHARMACEUTICALS CORP.
    1650 63 rd STREET
    BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11204

    04/11


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  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    GERI MUCIL 
    psyllium powder, for solution
    Product Information
    Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:57896-461
    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
    SUCROSE (UNII: C151H8M554)  
    Product Characteristics
    Color Brown (Tanish-yellow) Score no score
    Shape Size
    Flavor Imprint Code
    Contains     
    Packaging
    # Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    1 NDC:57896-461-13 368 g in 1 Bottle
    Marketing Information
    Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
    OTC Monograph Not Final part334 06/22/2009
    Labeler - Gericare Pharmaceuticals (611196254)