What Is the Dosage Recommendation for Metamucil?

What Is the Dosage Recommendation for Metamucil?

What Is the Dosage Recommendation for Metamucil?

The dosage recommendation for adults and children over 12 taking Metamucil Smooth Texture Orange Flavor is 1 tablespoon mixed with 8 ounces of a cool liquid no more than three times a day when constipation first occurs, according to Metamucil. Children under 12 should not use Metamucil daily.

Six- to 11-year old children with occasional constipation can be given one-half of an adult dose of Metamucil Fiber Powder in 8 ounces of a cool liquid no more than three times a day. Before giving Metamucil to children younger than 6 years, a doctor should be consulted, states Metamucil.

Results are usually experienced within a period of 12 to 72 hours.