Each sachet of Fybogel Orange holds a single dose of granules containing 3.5g ispaghula husk BP as the active ingredient. Each sachet also contains citric acid- potassium bicarbonate- sodium bicarbonate- polysorbate 80- silica colloidal anhydrous and orange flavour. Fybogel Orange is coloured with beta carotene and riboflavine sodium phosphate and is sweetened with aspartame and saccharin sodium. The granules are mixed with water to form an orange-flavoured drink. Fybogel Orange comes in packs containing either 10 or 30 sachets. The ispaghula husk in Fybogel Orange is a natural plant material which is high in fibre. It works by absorbing water and increasing the bulk of the food passing through the digestive system- helping your body to work normally.
Fill a glass with approximately 150ml (¼ pint) of cold water. Pour in the required amount (see dosage below). Stir well and drink straight away, preferably after meals. Adults and Children over 12- One sachet or 2 level 5ml spoonfuls of Fybogel You should make sure that you carefully read all product packaging and labels prior to use.
Do not take Fybogel Orange if- Your doctor has told you that you are suffering from a blockage of the bowel (intestinal obstruction or faecal impaction) or muscle weakness of the bowel wall (colonic atony). You are allergic to any of the ingredients. Your Doctor has told you that you have phenylketonuria, because the product is sweetened with aspartame, which contains a source of phenylalanine. This may be harmful for people with phenylketonuria.