How much fiber do Citrucel tablets contain?


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Citrucel tablets contain 500 mg of the non-allergenic fiber methylcellulose, according to drugs.com. Adults are recommended to start with two tablets up to six times daily -not exceed 12 tablets per day- and should take Citrucel with at least 8 oz. water or other fluid.

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While Citrucel effectively relieves constipation to help restore regularity, use for longer than one week is not encouraged unless otherwise directed by a physician. Individuals experiencing symptoms after one week of use should consult a doctor.

Possible side effects include abdominal fullness; patients experiencing severe allergic reactions, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, nausea, rectal bleeding, stomach pain or vomiting should seek medical help immediately, warns drugs.com

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