A: Konsyl products are available as an Over the Counter (OTC) drug and a Dietary Supplement. All Konsyl OTC drug products contain alll-natural psyllium fiber, a soluble fiber that has multiple health benefits that support digestive, weight, heart and blood sugar health.* Konsyl Balance and Fiber Betic products contain Inulin, a pre-biotic fiber from chickory root in addition to the all-natural psyllium fiber
A: Konsyl contains Psyllium Hydrophillic Mucilloid (husks), a natural dietary fiber that originates from Plantago ovata.
A: Per the FDA, Gluten Free means that a product does not contain any ingredient derived from the grains wheat, rye or barley, and that is contains less then 20 parts per million (ppm) of Gluten. All Konsyl products are Gluten Free.
A: Dietary Fiber is defined by WebMD as the indigestible portion of food derived from plants. There are two main components to Dietary Fiber: Soluble fiber, which dissolves in water, is readily fermented in the colon into gases and physiologically active byproducts, and can be prebiotic and viscous; and, Insoluble fiber, which does not dissolve in water, is metabolically inert and provides bulking, or it can be prebiotic and metabolically ferment in the large intestine.
A: Yes, all Konsyl products are Kosher certified.
A: Yes. Konsyl can be taken before or after meals, mornings or evenings.
A: Yes. For additional information, please see the Supplement and Drug Facts on the product label.
A: You should always consult your physician. Laxatives, including bulk fibers, may affect how other medicines work. Wait 1-2 hours before or after taking other medicines.
A: You should always inform your physician if you are pregnant or plan on becoming pregnant before using Konsyl.
A: As always, discuss all allergies with your physician prior to taking Konsyl or any other medications.
A: It is recommended to mix Konsyl with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other cold fluid. The best way to mix these products is by using a Konsyl shaker cup or closed container. Contact Customer Service for a free Konsyl Shaker Cup at Konsyl Customer Service.
A: Bloating for the first week may be normal, as your body adjusts to fiber intake. It is recommended to start with a half dose for the first week, gradually working up to a full dose.
* These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.