RECOMMENDED USE OR PURPOSE :Used in Herbal Medicine as a bulk-forming laxative. Used in Herbal Medicine to promote bowel movements by increasing bulk volume and water content. Used in Herbal Medicine to provide gentle relief of cons
RECOMMENDED DOSE :Adults. Take 1 scoop twice daily. Effects observed 12-24 hours after first dose, and may take 2-3 days. For each gram of psyllium, mix with 30 ml of liquid (water, milk, fruit juice or similar aqueous beverage). Stir briskly and drink immediately. Maintain adequate fluid intake. Take 2 hours before or after taking other medications.
WARNINGS :Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or if laxative effect does not occur within seven days, if you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, if you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide), 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 oesophagus and/or the superior opening of the stomach (cardia), potential or existing intestinal blockage, paralysis of the intestine, megacolon, faecal impaction, inflamed bowel or appendicitis).
CONTRAINDICATIONS :Do not use if you are experiencing a sudden change in bowel habits that has persisted for more than 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, or failure to defaecate following the use of another laxative product. Do not use if you have diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate. Do not use if you have difficulty swallowing.
KNOWN ADVERSE REACTIONS :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 bloatin. Store in a cool dry area. Do not use if the seal is broken or missing. Keep out of reach of children.