Metamucil Granular is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) psyllium husk powder. On this page you will find out more about Metamucil Granular, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: psyllium husk powder
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Metamucil Granular Orange 312.8 mg/g powder for oral liquid, 880 g
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What this medicine is for
Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fibre from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may lower cholesterol levels. Reductions in cholesterol may contribute to reducing the risk of heart disease. Management of chronic constipation; constipation in irritable bowel syndrome; as adjunctive therapy in diverticular disease; in the bowel management of patients with haemorrhoids; and for constipation during pregnancy, convalescence and senility. New Indications 24 June 2008: To restore and maintain regularity. To help lower cholesterol levels., Metamucil improves your health in 5 ways:, 1. Is a daily cleanser for your insides, 2. Assists in body's natural toxin removal process due to its cleansing effect, 3. Feel lighter, 4. Feel more active, 5. Maintains healthy cholesterol levels
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||Coarse orange powder with brown flecks|
|Dosage Form||Oral Liquid, powder for|
|Route of administration||Oral|
100 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
110 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
114 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
30 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
40 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
48 doses 528g: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
50 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
60 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
70 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
80 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
90 doses: Not scheduled. Not considered by committee
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 30 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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