Does Citrucel have aspartame?

Active Ingredients: (in each rounded tablespoon) Methylcellulose (a non-allergenic fiber) 2g – Bulk-forming fiber laxative, Inactive Ingredients: aspartame, dibasic calcium phosphate, FD&C yellow #6 lake, malic acid, maltodextrin, orange flavors (natural and artificial), potassium citrate, riboflavin.

What is the active ingredient in Citrucel?

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Who should not take Citrucel?

Do not take this product if you have difficulty in swallowing. If you experience chest pain, vomiting, or difficulty in swallowing or breathing after taking this product, seek immediate medical attention. Ask a doctor before use if you have: a sudden change in bowel habits that persists for two weeks.

Is Citrucel harmful?

There’s no evidence that daily use of fiber supplements — such as psyllium (Metamucil, Konsyl, others) or methylcellulose (Citrucel) — is harmful. Fiber has a number of health benefits, including normalizing bowel function and preventing constipation.

What are the ingredients in Citrucel?

Inactive ingredients. Citrucel® Orange. citric acid, dibasic calcium phosphate, FD&C yellow #6, maltodextrin, orange flavors (natural and artificial), potassium citrate, riboflavin, sucrose, titanium dioxide, tricalcium phosphate. Citrucel® Sugar Free.

How much fiber is in Citrucel® with methylcellulose fiber caplets?

Each two-caplet dose of Citrucel ® with Methylcellulose Fiber caplets contains one gram of methylcellulose. This compares to two grams of Citrucel ® with Methylcellulose Fiber in each one-scoop dose. In other words, you will need to take four caplets to get the same amount of fiber that is in one scoop Citrucel ® with Methylcellulose Fiber powder.

What are the side effects of Citrucel?

Citrucel is a fiber supplement. It contains methylcellulose, a type of soluble fiber. In addition to promoting regularity, soluble fiber may reduce blood sugar and cholesterol levels, increase feelings of fullness, and help protect against certain types of cancer. However, it can cause negative digestive side effects.

What is the difference between Citrucel® and Metamucil®?

The fiber in Citrucel ® with Methylcellulose Fiber is 100% soluble; the psyllium fiber in Metamucil is not 100% soluble. Citrucel ® with Methylcellulose Fiber contains only 100% non-fermentable fiber, so none of it ferments to cause excess gas.** **Based on laboratory testing. Individual results may vary.