FIBER LAXATIVE- calcium polycarbophil tablet, film coated 
HyVee Inc

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Hy-Vee, Inc. Fiber Laxative Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Calcium polycarbophil 625 mg equivalent to 500 mg polycarbophil


Bulk-forming laxative


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


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)


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.
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 20-25oC (68-77oF)

Inactive ingredients

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

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calcium polycarbophil tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUG LABELItem Code (Source)NDC:42507-477
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
Product Characteristics
ColorBROWN (light) Score2 pieces
ShapeCAPSULE (caplet) Size19mm
FlavorImprint Code L477
#Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
1NDC:42507-477-751 in 1 CARTON
190 in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
OTC monograph not finalpart33407/06/1998
Labeler - HyVee Inc (006925671)

Revised: 12/2012
Document Id: 94baeee4-6d29-465c-8127-1cb0175a7a1b
Set id: fae5b323-34c5-4cee-8649-63cb1b5d6448
Version: 2
Effective Time: 20121206
HyVee Inc