Constipation and bowel cleansers:

Indications for CITRUCEL:

Constipation, adjunct in diverticulosis, irritable bowel syndrome.

Adult:

1 heaping tablespoonful (19g) in 8oz cold water or juice 1–3 times daily.

Children:

<6 yrs: not recommended. ≥6 yrs: ½ adult dose 1–3 times daily.

Contraindications:

Signs/symptoms of appendicitis. Intestinal obstruction. Fecal impaction.

Warnings/Precautions:

Narrowed intestinal lumen. Discontinue if rectal bleeding or if no bowel movement occurs.

Pharmacologic Class:

Bulk forming.

Interactions:

Reduced absorption of salicylates, digitalis, oral anticoagulants, nitrofurantoins, others.

Adverse Reactions:

Esophageal, gastric, enteral, rectal obstruction.

How Supplied:

Pwd—16oz, 24oz, 30oz; Packets (single-dose)—20; Sugar-free pwd—8.6oz, 16.9oz