Daily Fiber Sugar-Free

Generic name: Psyllium
Drug class: Laxatives

Usage of Daily Fiber Sugar-Free

Daily Fiber Sugar-Free is a bulk-forming Fiber Laxative that is used to treat occasional constipation or bowel irregularity.

Daily Fiber Sugar-Free may also help lower cholesterol when used together with a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Daily Fiber Sugar-Free may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Daily Fiber Sugar-Free side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic Reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Daily Fiber Sugar-Free may cause serious side effects. Stop using Daily Fiber Sugar-Free and call your doctor at once if you have:

  • constipation that lasts longer than 7 days;
  • rectal bleeding; or
  • severe stomach pain.
  • Common side effects of Daily Fiber Sugar-Free may include:

  • bloating; or
  • minor change in your bowel habits.
  • This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

    Before taking Daily Fiber Sugar-Free

    You should not take Daily Fiber Sugar-Free if you have ever HAD an allergic reaction to it.

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist if Daily Fiber Sugar-Free is safe to use if you have ever had:

  • stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting;
  • trouble swallowing; or
  • a sudden change in bowel habits lasting longer than 2 weeks.
  • This medicine may contain sugar, sodium, or phenylalanine. Check the medication label if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, phenylketonuria (PKU), or if you are on a low-salt diet.

    Ask a doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your dose needs may be different during pregnancy or while you are nursing.

    Do not give Daily Fiber Sugar-Free to a child younger than 6 years old without medical advice.

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    How to use Daily Fiber Sugar-Free

    Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.

    Laxatives may be habit-forming if they are used too often or for too long.

    Daily Fiber Sugar-Free can swell in your throat and cause choking if you don't take it with enough liquid. Drink plenty of fluids each day to help improve bowel regularity.

    Take Daily Fiber Sugar-Free with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of water or other liquid.

    Swallow Daily Fiber Sugar-Free capsules one at a time.

    Daily Fiber Sugar-Free powder must be mixed with liquid before you take it. Do not swallow the dry powder. Mix with at least 8 ounces of liquid such as water or fruit juice. Stir and drink this mixture right away. Add a little more water to the glass, swirl gently and drink right away.

    Daily Fiber Sugar-Free usually produces a bowel movement within 12 to 72 hours.

    Do not take Daily Fiber Sugar-Free for longer than 7 days in a row without a doctor's advice. Using a laxative too often or for too long may cause severe medical problems with your intestines.

    Call your doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse.

    Daily Fiber Sugar-Free may be only part of a complete program of treatment that also includes diet, exercise, and weight control. Follow your doctor's instructions very closely.

    Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat. Keep the container tightly closed when not in use.


    Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

    What other drugs will affect Daily Fiber Sugar-Free

    Daily Fiber Sugar-Free can make it harder for your body to absorb other medicines you take by mouth, possibly making them less effective. If you take any oral medicines, take them 2 hours before or 2 hours after you take this medicine.

    Other drugs may affect Daily Fiber Sugar-Free, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using.


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