Metamucil premium blend is sweetened with plant-based stevia extract and made with all natural flavours and colours so you can feel great about taking it every day. Metamucil is the #1 doctor recommended Brand‡. Metamucil is made with psyllium, a plant-based fibre that helps promote digestive health so you can start to feel lighter by relieving irregularity. It also helps you temporarily suppress appetite when taken prior to a meal, and helps lower cholesterol levels† to promote heart health.
* By relieving irregularity
†Lowers mild to moderately elevated cholesterol levels when taken with a low fat diet.
‡ Among recommendations in a provoice survey 2019 (OTC therapeutic fiber category).
Active ingredients: psyllium husk (plantago ovata) 3.4 g.
Inactive ingredients: maltodextrin, citric acid, natural orange flavor, stevia, paprika extract (color), turmeric (color).
Keep out of reach of children.
May cause an allergic reaction in people sensitive to inhaled or ingested psyllium.
May cause temporary gas and/or bloating.
Do not use within 2 hours of taking any other medications or natural health products, or if you have: difficulty in swallowing, diabetes mellitus in which blood sugar is difficult to regulate, abdominal pain, fever, nausea or vomiting, a sudden change in bowel habits persisting for 2 weeks, undiagnosed rectal bleeding, failure to defecate following the use of another laxative.
Consult a doctor prior to use if you are taking medications which inhibit peristaltic movement (e.g. opioids, loperamide) or if constipation persists for more than seven days, symptoms worsen, or rectal bleeding occurs.
Stop use as these may be signs of a serious condition.
Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat and may cause choking.
If you have chest pain, vomiting or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking the product, seek immediate medical attention.
1. Put powder into an empty glass.
2. Mix briskly with 240 ml of cool liquid.
3. Drink promptly.
An additional glass of liquid is helpful. 1 serving = 5.7g. Use 1 rounded teaspoon or 3 level teaspoons, whichever is most convenient for you. Start with 1 serving per day. Gradually increase to the recommended daily intake. 3-in-1 fibre benefits: for relief of irregularity: adults and children over 12: 1 serving up to 3 times daily. Children (6-12 years): 1/2 the adult serving up to 3 times daily. Generally takes effect in 12 - 72 hours. To help lower cholesterol levels† to promote heart health: adults only: 1 serving 3 times daily. For best results in lowering cholesterol, take metamucil with a meal. To help temporarily suppress appetite when taken prior to a meal: adults only: 2 servings prior to a meal up to 3 times daily. For occasional use only. †lowers (mildly to moderately) elevated cholesterol levels (when taken) with a low-fat diet.