Brand Names:
Metamucil, Mitrolan

Drug Type: Laxatives, Antidiarrheal


Psyllium is a bulk-forming laxative. It increases the bulk in the stool, an effect that helps to cause movement of the intestines. It also works by increasing the amount of water in the stool, making the stool softer and easier to pass.

Typical Dosage: 0.5 tsp per 60 ml hand-feeding formula