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KONSYL
Constipation and bowel cleansers
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Drug Name:

KONSYL OTC

Generic Name and Formulations:
Psyllium hydrophilic mucilloid 6g; per packet or rounded teaspoon; sugar-free pwd.

Company:
Konsyl Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for KONSYL:

Constipation.

Adults and Children:

Mix in 8oz liq, then drink 8oz more liq. <6yrs: not recommended. 6–12yrs: ½ adult dose. ≥12yrs: 1 packet or rounded teaspoonful (1 rounded tablespoonful for Konsyl Orange) 1–3 times daily.

Contraindications:

Signs/symptoms of appendicitis. Intestinal obstruction. Fecal impaction.

Warnings/Precautions:

Rectal bleeding. Diabetes (sugar-containing forms).

Interactions:

Tablets block tetracycline absorption (give at least 1hr before or 2hrs after tetracycline).

See Also:

KONSYL-D

KONSYL ORANGE

KONSYL ORANGE SF

KONSYL EASY MIX

KONSYL FIBER TABLETS

KONSYL PSYLLIUM CAPSULES

Pharmacological Class:

Bulk forming.

Adverse Reactions:

Esophageal, gastric, enteral, rectal obstruction.

How Supplied:

Original—10.6oz, 15.9oz; Original packets—30; D—11.5oz, 17.5oz; Orange—19oz; Sugar-Free—10.6oz, 15.9oz; Sugar-Free packets—30; Sugar-Free Orange—15oz; Easy Mix—8.8oz (w. scoop); Tabs—90; Caps—100

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