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Fybogel Orange high fibre drink increases the fibre in your diet helping your digestive system work more efficiently and gently relieves constipation. Fybogel Orange works naturally with your body to treat constipation without undue straining, discomfort or unnatural urgency, so helping to restore and maintain regularity and prevent any embarrassing moments.
A lack of fibre in the diet is one of the main causes of bowel irregularity. Fybogel Orange is high in natural fibre which will help you to restore and maintain your bodys regularity and has a great tasty orange flavour.
Fybogel Orange is also recommended wherever increased fibre is needed in your diet to help relieve constipation- this includes constipation during pregnancy. It is also recommended to help maintain a normal bowel function among patients suffering from any of the following conditions: Irritable Bowel Syndrome ( more commonly known as IBS ), Colostomy or Ileostomy, Haemorrhoids (Piles) and Fissures, Persistent Diarrhoea associated with diverticular disease or Ulcerative Colitis.
How to take
Adults and children over 12 years: One sachet or two 5 ml spoonfuls each morning and evening, preferably after meals.
Elderly: There is no indication that dosage need be modified for the elderly.
Children 6 to 12 years: Half to one level 5 ml spoonful, depending on age and size, morning and evening.
Children under 6 years: To be taken only when prescribed by a doctor. The usual dose is half to one level 5 ml spoonful, depending on age and size, morning and evening.
Fybogel Citrus is intended for oral use after suspension in water. The granules should be stirred into a glass of water and taken as soon as the effervescence subsides. Concentrated fruit juices or natural juice may be added to taste.
When preparing the product for administration, it is important to try to avoid inhaling any of the powder in order to minimize the risk of sensitization to the active ingredient.
The last dose should not be taken immediately before going to sleep
- Hypersensitivity to the active substance ispaghula husk
- Patients with a sudden change in bowel habit that has persisted more than two weeks
- Undiagnosed rectal bleeding and failure to defecate following the use of a laxative.
Side effects are rare but may cause flatulence and abdominal bloating
Ispaghula husk 3.5g