FORMUCARE FIBER LAXATIVE
- Clinical Pharmacology
- Indications & Usage
- Side Effects
- Dosage & Administration
- How Supplied
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FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION: CONTENTS*
- Active ingredient (in each caplet)
- Other information
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FULL PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
Active ingredient (in each caplet)
Calcium polycarbophil 625 mg equivalent to 500 mg polycarbophil
•relieves occasional constipation to help restore and maintain regularity
•this product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours
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
•noticed a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. All laxatives may affect how other drugs work.
When using this product
•do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor
•do not exceed 8 caplets in a 24 hour period unless directed by a doctor
Stop use and ask a doctor if
rectal bleeding occurs or you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this or any other laxative. 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.
•take each dose of this product 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.
•may take one to three days to provide full benefit
•dosage and results may vary according to diet, exercise, previous laxative use or severity of constipation
•adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 caplets per dose, do not exceed 4 doses per day
•children under 12 years of age: ask a doctor
•each caplet contains: calcium 140 mg and magnesium 10 mg
•store at 20°-25°C
caramel, crospovidone, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, methylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate
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Just as Effective as Fiber Powders
CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL 625 mg
GENTLE ENOUGH FOR EVERYDAY USE
NATURAL ACTION OF FIBER
FIBER THERAPY FOR REGULARITY
FORMUCARE FIBER LAXATIVE
Calcium polycarbophil TABLET, FILM COATED