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    DEA Class; OTC

    Common Brand Names; Citrucel

    •  Laxatives, Bulk-Producing

    Bulk producing laxative

    Indicated for Constipation

    Hypersensitivity, bowel obstruction, symptoms of appendicitis or acute surgical abdomen, GI ulceration/adhesions, fecal impaction, dysphagia, rectal bleeding



    Excessive bowel activity

    Without taking adequate fluid the product may swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking

    Do not take this product if difficulty swallowing; if experiencing chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention

    If rectal bleeding occurs or failure to have a bowel movement after use 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

    If experiencing abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting or a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks ask a healthcare professional before use

    Laxatives are not to be used for a period longer than one week unless directed by a doctor

    Not for use by patients that are on a low-salt diet unless directed by a doctor


    N/A (supplement; not a drug)


    No data available; not absorbed, unlikely to pose risk in breastfeeding

    2 caplets up to 6 times/day; not to exceed 12 caplets/day; follow each dose with 8 oz of water

    Alternatively, 1 heaping tablespoon (2 g) in 8 oz water qDay to q8hr



    • 500mg


    • 2g/scoop