May help to relieve constipation and maintain bowel regularity.
Your doctor will be able to advise if this product is suitable for you. Consult your doctor before taking any medication or supplement.Action of Fybogel
Fybogel is made of a natural substance called Ispaghula husk, which has a great capacity to absorb water. When taken orally, it travels to the colon without being absorbed into the bloodstream. Once in the colon, it attracts and absorbs water, which helps to soften stools. Healthy bacteria that live in the colon also feed on Ispaghula and their increasing numbers also help to make the faeces softer and easier to evacuate.Dose information
- Fybogel powder should always be mixed with water and taken as a drink straight away.
- Available in regular or orange flavour.
- Bulking agents such as Fybogel are the only laxatives acceptable for long-term use.
Mix the following with water and take immediately, preferably after meals:Adults and children >12 years:
1 sachet morning and evening.Children <12 years:
1/2 sachet morning and evening.Children < 6 years:
Seek medical advice before using Fybogel in children under the age of 6.
Always read the label. If you have any queries about the correct way to use this product, please ask your doctor. Individual results may vary. Contraindications
- Intestinal obstruction.
- Colon atony (e.g: senile megacolon).
- Known hypersensitivity to ispaghula, aspartame or saccharin sodium.
Phenylketonurics should be warned that Fybogel is sweetened with a product that contains phenylalanine.Pregnancy and lactation
Ispaghula husk is not absorbed into the system so Fybogel is safe for use in pregnancy and lactation.
If you have any concerns, please speak with your doctor.