EQUATE FIBER THERAPY- calcium polycarbophil tablet, film coated 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Disclaimer: Most OTC drugs are not reviewed and approved by FDA, however they may be marketed if they comply with applicable regulations and policies. FDA has not evaluated whether this product complies.

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Wal-Mart Fiber Therapy Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Calcium polycarbophil 625 mg equivalent to 500 mg polycarbophil

Purpose

Bulk-forming laxative

Uses

relieves occasional constipation to help restore and maintain regularity
this product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

Choking: Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention.

Ask a doctor before use if you have

abdominal pain, nausea, or vomiting
a sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. All laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When using this product

do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctor
do not take more than 8 caplets in a 24 hour period unless directed by a doctor

Stop use and ask a doctor if

rectal bleeding occurs or if you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this or any other laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

Directions

take each dose of this product with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning.
this product works naturally so continued use for one to three days is normally required to provide full benefit. Dosage may vary according to diet, exercise, previous laxative use or severity of constipation.
 
age
 
recommended dose
 
daily maximum
 
adults and children 12 years of age and over
 
2 caplets once a day
 
up to 4 times a day
 
children under 12 years
 
consult a physician

Other information

each caplet contains: calcium 140 mg and magnesium 10 mg
store at 20-25 oC (68-77 oF)

Inactive ingredients

caramel, crospovidone, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate

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Fiber Therapy

Calcium Polycarbophil

Bulk-Forming Laxative for Regularity

Gentle enough for everyday use

Just as effective as fiber powders

625 mg

Actual Size

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EQUATE FIBER THERAPY 
calcium polycarbophil tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:49035-477
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule     
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL (UNII: 8F049NKY49) (POLYCARBOPHIL - UNII:W25LM17A4W) CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL 625 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
CARAMEL (UNII: T9D99G2B1R)  
CROSPOVIDONE (UNII: 68401960MK)  
HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)  
MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)  
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)  
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)  
SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)  
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)  
Product Characteristics
Color BROWN (light) Score 2 pieces
Shape CAPSULE (caplet) Size 19mm
Flavor Imprint Code L477
Contains     
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
1 NDC:49035-477-92 140 in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
OTC monograph not final part334 11/05/1996
Labeler - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (051957769)

Revised: 12/2012
Document Id: 70bc6870-3750-4753-b137-feef6d390ca3
Set id: f2217470-83f2-4a72-a928-1c64e8d186e7
Version: 2
Effective Time: 20121206
 
Wal-Mart Stores Inc