- Egg Free
- Soy Free
- Corn Free
- Vegetarian / Vegan
- Soluble Fibre Source
- Convenient Capsule Format
- Bulk Forming Laxative For The Gentle Relief Of Constipation And/Or Irregularity
NOW Foods Psyllium Husk Caps can be a convenient way to increase the intake of dietary fiber. It has the ability to swell up to 50 times its initial volume when added to liquid. This bulking action can play an important role in maintaining regularity and gastrointestinal health.
Each capsule contains: Psyllium Husk (Plantago ovata) (Seed Husk) 500 mg
Veg Capsule (hypromellose, water) and Stearic Acid (vegetable source).
Adults & Adolescents (≥ 13 years) Dosage: Take 2 capsules 3 times daily with 30 mL of liquid. Maintain adequate fluid intake. Take 2 hours before or after taking other medications. Effects observed 12-24 hours after first dose, and may take 2-3 days.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or if laxative effect does not occur within seven days. Consult a health care practitioner immediately if you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting or fever (as these could be signs of abnormal constrictions of the gastrointestinal tract, diseases of the esophagus and/or the superior opening of the stomach (cardia), potential or existing intestinal blockage, paralysis of the intestine, megacolon, fecal impaction, inflamed bowel or appendicitis), or if you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement. Do not use if you have difficulty swallowing, if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate, or if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, or failure to defecate following the use of another laxative product. Hypersensitivity, such as allergy, has been known to occur following inhaled and/or ingested psyllium; in which case, discontinue use. May cause temporary gas and/or bloating.