Brand Names:
Metamucil, Mitrolan

Drug Type: Laxatives, Antidiarrheal


Psyllium is a bulk-forming agent, or type of bulk cathartic, which are used in birds to enhance the elimination of certain substances from the gastrointestinal tract, including activated charcoal, by reducing the transit time in the intestines. It can also be helpful for removing small solid objects, such as lead paint chips.
0.5 tsp with 60 mL baby food, diluted peanut butter, fruit or veggies, administered with a dosing syringe or eyedropper. Repeated 1-2 times a day.
  • constipation