Konsyl

Active Ingredient(s): Psyllium
Category: Laxative



Konsyl Overview

Psyllium /slim/, or ispaghula /spul/, is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage. Psyllium is mainly used as a dietary fiber to relieve symptoms of both constipation and mild diarrhea and occasionally as a food thickener. Research has also shown benefits in reducing blood cholesterol levels. The plant from which the seeds are extracted tolerates dry and cool climates and is mainly cultivated in north...

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Why can't I find Konsyl?

It's true, I can't find the original formula at all, anywhere. Our pharmacist said they are not making it because people want the orange flavored products. Konsyl Original Formula is the very best product out there, pure and simple, and I can't understand why the Konsyl corporation is stopping production. A very stupid move on their part. ## From what I have been able to find, it is listed as still being available, and has not been discontinued. But yes, some people do prefer the flavored products, however, my mother-in-law uses one that isn't flavored, she just mixes it with orange juice. There are many others that are also available that contain the fiber, without flavoring, they just might be under generic names, rather than Konsyl. The FDA warns that it may cause fla...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Psyllium
  • Bar, Chewable: 1.7g
  • Capsule: 0.52g, 500mg
  • Granule: 3.25g
  • Powder: 3.4g
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 2.5g, 2g, 3.4g, 3.5g, 4.03g, 6g
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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