Fiber supplement: adults 12 years and older: 1 rounded teaspoon in 8 oz of liquid 3 times daily for daily fiber supplement; 3 times daily for cholesterol lowering to promote heart health. Under 12 years: consult a doctor. See mixing directions in drug facts. Notice: mix this product with at least 8 oz (a full glass) of liquid. Taking without enough liquid may cause choking. Do not take if you have difficulty swallowing. Put one dose into an empty glass. Mix this product (child or adult dose) with at least 8 ounces (a full glass) of water or other fluid. Taking this product without enough liquid may cause choking. See choking warning. Stir briskly and drink promptly. If mixture thickens, add more liquid and stir. Drug facts: adults 12 years & older: 1 rounded teaspoon in 8 ounces of liquid at the first sign of irregularity. Can be taken up to 3 times daily. Generally produces effect in 12-72 hours. 6-11 Years: 1/2 adult dose in 8 ounces of liquid, up to 3 times daily. Under 6 years: consult a doctor. Laxativesluding bulk fibers, may affect how well other medicines work. If you are taking a prescription medicine by mouth, take this product at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after the prescribed medicine. As your body adjusts to increased fiber intake, you may experience changes in bowel habits or minor bloating. New users: start with 1 dose per day; gradually increase to 3 doses per day as necessary. Store at room temperature tightly closed to protect from humidity.