†THESE STATEMENTS HAVE NOT BEEN EVALUATED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION. THIS PRODUCT IS NOT INTENDED TO DIAGNOSE, TREAT, CURE, OR PREVENT ANY DISEASE.
*Diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol that include 7 grams of soluble fiber per day from psyllium husk, as in Metamucil, may reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol. One adult dose of Metamucil has at least 2.1 grams of this soluble fiber. Some clinical studies show that taking Metamucil causes a reduction in postprandial and fasting blood glucose levels. Dose levels of medication to control blood glucose may need to be adjusted.
1Based on "Pharmacy Times" 2013 survey (laxatives - bulk/fiber and fiber supplements categories). 2Among recommendations in a Source Healthcare Analytics survey (therapeutic fiber category) 2013