Fybogel

Fybogel

ispaghula husk

Manufacturer:

RB (Health)

Distributor:

Zuellig Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ispaghula husk
Indications/Uses
Relief of constipation eg, constipation in pregnancy & maintenance of regularity. Bowel function management in patients w/ colostomy, ileostomy, haemorrhoids, anal fissure, chronic diarrhoea associated w/ diverticular disease, irritable bowel syndrome & ulcerative colitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult, childn ≥12 yr 1 sachet bd. Childn 6-12 yr 2.5-5 mL bd, <6 yr Taken only when prescribed by physician.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Best taken after meals during the day at least 30 min-1 hr before or after intake of other medicines. Stir the required amount into a glass of cold water (150 mL) & drink immediately. Do not take w/o water. Do not take immediately before going to sleep.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Intestinal obstruction, colonic atony eg, senile megacolon. Sudden change in bowel habit that has persisted >2 wk. Undiagnosed rectal bleeding & failure to defecate following laxative use.
Special Precautions
Not to be given in patients w/ phenylketonuria.
Adverse Reactions
Abdominal distention & flatulence.
ATC Classification
A06AC01 - ispaghula (psylla seeds) ; Belongs to the class of bulk-producing laxatives.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Fybogel powd for oral susp 3.5 g
Packing/Price
(orange) 10 × 1's
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