This medication is a dietary fiber, prescribed for constipation, type 2 diabetes, and weight loss.
Contraindicated in patients with difficulty in swallowing.
PO- For type 2 diabetes with high cholesterol: 3.6 to 10.6 grams per day.
It comes as a tablet, powder, and capsule to take by mouth, with food.
• It may cause esophageal obstruction and fecal impaction.
• Monitor blood sugar regularly while taking this medication.
• Stop using this medication at least 2 weeks before a surgery.
• Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Abdominal fullness, distention, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, flatus, ingestion, esophageal obstruction.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.