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Natural Fibre Therapy

Generic Name: Psyllium [SIL-ee-um]
Brand names include Daily Fibre Sugar-Free Konsyl, Konsyl Sugar-Free Orange With Stevia Konsyl-Orange,… show the 22 brands
Drug Class: laxatives

What is Natural fibre therapy?

Natural fibre therapy is an effective large-forming fibrin laxative that is used to treat occasional constipation or bowel irregularities.Natural fibre therapy could aid in lowering cholesterol if combined with a diet that is low in cholesterol and saturated fat.

Natural fibre therapy can also be used to treat conditions not covered by this medication guideline.

Side effects of Naturally Fibre Therapy

See a doctor immediately. If you are experiencing symptoms that are warning signs of an allergic response, like hives, trouble breathing, and swelling of your lips, face, or tongue,

Natural fibre therapy may cause severe adverse reactions. Do not use natural fibre therapy and call your physician immediately in the event that you experience:

  • Constipation lasting longer than seven days
  • Bleeding from the rectal
  • Severe stomach pain.

Common adverse effects associated with natural fibre therapy may include:

  • Bloating;
  • Small change in your bowels.

This is not an exhaustive listing of all adverse negative effects. There are other side effects that could happen. Talk to your doctor for medical advice regarding the effect. If you experience any adverse reactions to the FDA by calling 1-800-FDA-1088.


Follow the directions on your prescription label and on the label of your package. Inform your healthcare professionals about your medical issues, allergies, and all medications you take.

Before you take this drug

It is not recommended to take natural fibre therapy if you have ever experienced an allergic reaction.

Talk to a pharmacist or doctor for advice on whether natural fibre therapy is safe to use if you have previously experienced:

  • Stomach pain, nausea, or vomiting;
  • Difficulty swallowing;
  • A sudden change in bowel habits that lasts more than two weeks.

This medication may contain sodium, sugar, or phenylalanine. Make sure you read the medication's label in case you suffer from an illness such as diabetes, high blood pressure, phenylketonuria (PKU), or are following a diet that is low in salt.

Consult a physician prior to taking this medication if you are breastfeeding or pregnant. Your dose needs might differ during pregnancy or when you are breastfeeding.Do not offer natural fibre therapy to a baby younger than 6 years old unless you have a medical recommendation.

How to Take Natural Fiber therapy?

Follow the directions on the label or as recommended by your physician.Laxatives could be habit-forming if taken frequently or for a prolonged period of time.

Natural fibre therapy may cause swelling in your throat and lead to choking if you do not take it in sufficient liquid. Take plenty of liquids throughout the day to aid in improving the regularity of your bowels.

Get your natural fibre therapy with a full glass (at least 8 ounces) of water or another liquid.Swallow Natural Fibre Therapy capsules one at a time.

Natural fibre therapy powder must be mixed with liquid before you use it. Don't swallow the powder that is dry. Mix the powder with at least 8 ounces of liquid, such as water or the juice of a fruit. Mix and drink the mixture immediately. Add some water to the glass, stir slowly, and then drink immediately.Natural fibre therapy usually causes the bowel to move within 12 to 72 hours.

Do not use natural fibre therapy for longer than seven days in a row without a prescription from a physician. Utilising a laxative in excess or for too long could cause serious health issues in the digestive tract.Contact your physician if your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse.

Natural fibre therapy may be just one aspect of a comprehensive treatment programme that includes exercise, diet, and weight loss. Follow the instructions of your physician precisely.Storage at room temperature, far from heat and moisture. Close the container when not being used.

What happens If I miss a dose?

Because natural fibre therapy is used whenever needed, you may not be following a dose schedule. Don't miss any doses in the event that it's nearing the time to take the next dose. Don't take two doses at once.

What happens If I overdose?

Get medical attention in an emergency or contact the Poison Help line toll-free at 1-800-222-1222.

What should be avoided?

Beware of breathing in the dust of Natural Fibre Therapy powder when mixing. Inhaling the dust from this medicine powder could trigger an allergic reaction.

If you choose to take natural fibre therapy as part of a cholesterol-lowering treatment programme, make sure you avoid eating foods with high levels of cholesterol or fat, or your overall treatment might not be as effective.

Interaction with other drugs

Natural fibre therapy can make it more difficult for your body to absorb any other medications that you consume by mouth, which could reduce their efficiency. If you're taking any oral medications, you should take them 2 hours prior to or 2 hours after the medicine you are taking.

Other medications can affect natural fibre therapy, including medications that are prescribed and available over the counter, vitamins, and herbal products. Inform your physician about your current medications and any medications you begin or stop taking.