Ispaghula Husk Orange (Fybogel alternative) 30 Sachets  0152790

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Ispaghula Husk Orange (Fybogel alternative) Ispaghula Husk Orange (Fybogel alternative)

30 Sachets  0152790

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Nicola Howson ACT
  • Checked for accuracy by: Nicola Howson ACT
  • Date checked: 20/12/2022

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Fybogel Orange contains the active substance Ispaghula Husk. It is an easy and convenient way to increase the fibre in your diet helping your digestive system work more efficiently and gently relieving constipation the natural way. As it works naturally with your body, it takes care of constipation without undue straining, discomfort or unnatural urgency, helping to restore and maintain regularity.

Fybogel Orange can be used whenever increased fibre is needed in your diet to relieve constipation; including constipation during pregnancy. It can also be used to help maintain normal bowel function if you suffer from haemorrhoids (piles).

Warnings / Side effects Expand

Do not take if:

You are allergic to Ispaghula husk or any of the other ingredients (see ingredients tab)

You have a sudden change in bowel habit that has persisted for more than two weeks

You are suffering from a blockage of the bowel (intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction)

If you have a weakness of the bowel wall (colonic atony)

The speed in which material moves through your gut has always been slow (naturally occurring reduced gut motility).

You have difficulty in swallowing or any throat problems

Tell your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if:

You have phenylketonuria (an inherited genetic disorder) as this product contains aspartame, a source of phenylalanine.

You are suffering from an undiagnosed rectal bleeding and unable to pass stools following the use of laxatives.

Your symptoms worsen or do not improve after 3 days

You have difficulty in swallowing or any throat problems.

Take special care:

If you are a healthcare worker or care giver as allergic sensitisation may occur due to inhalation

If not taken with enough liquid, can cause chest pain, vomiting or difficulty swallowing

Elderly and debilitated (weak) patients may require medical supervision

Other medicines and Fybogel Orange:

You must not take this medicine if you are taking other medicines which may

cause constipation (e.g. codeine or morphine).

Do not take Fybogel Orange within to 1 hour before or after the following medicines.

Insulin - if you are diabetic and use insulin, you may need to reduce your dose of insulin if you take Fybogel Orange with meals.

medicines for thyroid problems - your doctor may need to change the dose of the thyroid hormones you are taking


Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. This product can cause allergic reactions with symptoms including difficulty in breathing, wheezing or coughing, skin rash, itching and a sudden life-threatening allergic reaction. This product contains allergens and it is possible to come into contact with them via skin, inhalation or when taking the product by mouth and may cause red or itchy eyes, runny or blocked nose and a skin rash. If symptoms appear, you should immediately contact your doctor or pharmacist. Due to the increased fibre intake of your diet you may experience wind (flatulence) or bloating during the first few days of taking this product, which should lessen as you continue to take it. If you have any other symptoms after taking this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist.

If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor or pharmacist. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the internet at www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard. By reporting side effects, you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.

Usage / Instructions Expand

For Oral use. Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Fill a glass with approximately 150ml cold water. Pour in the required amount (see dosage below). Stir well and drink straight away, preferably after meals.

Do not take without water. This product should be taken at least 30 mins before or after taking other medicines and should not be taken immediately before going to sleep.

Adults and children over 12 years: Take one sachet in the morning and one in the evening, preferably after meals.

Children aged 6 to 12 years: Take half to one level 5 ml spoonful depending on size and age, morning and evening, preferably after meals.

Children under 6 years: Not recommended for children under 6 years of age. If symptoms worsen or if there is no bowel movement after 3 days of treatment, consult a doctor.

If you take more Fybogel Orange than you should

Do not take more than directed, if you accidently take more than you should, drink plenty of water.

If you forget to take Fybogel Orange

If a dose is missed, do not take a double dose; just carry on with the next recommended dose.

How to store Fybogel Orange

Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children. Store below 30C in a dry place. Do not use after the expiry date stated on the carton

Ingredients Expand

Each single dose sachet contains 3.5g Ispaghula Husk. Other ingredients are potassium bicarbonate, sodium bicarbonate, citric acid, riboflavin sodium phosphate, beta-carotene, aspartame (E951), orange flavour, saccharin sodium, polysorbate 80 and silica colloidal anhydrous.

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  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
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  • Friday orders placed after 8pm will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Weekend orders will be delivered on Tuesday.
  • Delivered Mon-Fri (excluding bank holidays).
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  • Pharmacy approved items will be despatched once approved and delivered the next day.
  • All orders can be tracked from despatched to delivery, tracking code will be emailed to you.
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