NDC 0005-2500 Fibercon

Calcium Polycarbophil

NDC Product Code 0005-2500

NDC Code: 0005-2500

Proprietary Name: Fibercon What is the Proprietary Name?
The proprietary name also known as the trade name is the name of the product chosen by the medication labeler for marketing purposes.

Non-Proprietary Name: Calcium Polycarbophil What is the Non-Proprietary Name?
The non-proprietary name is sometimes called the generic name. The generic name usually includes the active ingredient(s) of the product.

Product Characteristics

Color(s):
GRAY (C48324 - OFF WHITE TO GRAYISH COLOR DEPENDING ON LIGHTING)
Shape: OVAL (C48345)
Size(s):
20 MM
Score: 1

NDC Code Structure

NDC 0005-2500-02

Package Description: 9 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON > 4 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK

NDC 0005-2500-23

Package Description: 140 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE

NDC 0005-2500-33

Package Description: 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON > 90 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE

NDC Product Information

Fibercon with NDC 0005-2500 is a a human over the counter drug product labeled by Wyeth Pharmaceutical Division Of Wyeth Holdings Llc. The generic name of Fibercon is calcium polycarbophil. The product's dosage form is tablet and is administered via oral form.

Labeler Name: Wyeth Pharmaceutical Division Of Wyeth Holdings Llc

Dosage Form: Tablet - A solid dosage form containing medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents.

Product Type: Human Otc Drug What kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.

Fibercon Active Ingredient(s)

What is the Active Ingredient(s) List?
This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

  • CALCIUM POLYCARBOPHIL 625 mg/1

Inactive Ingredient(s)

About the Inactive Ingredient(s)
The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • CARAMEL (UNII: T9D99G2B1R)
  • CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE (UNII: OP1R32D61U)
  • CROSPOVIDONE (UNII: 68401960MK)
  • HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)
  • MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
  • POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS (UNII: 3WJQ0SDW1A)
  • SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)
  • SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)

Administration Route(s)

What are the Administration Route(s)?
The translation of the route code submitted by the firm, indicating route of administration.

  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.

Product Labeler Information

What is the Labeler Name?
Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: Wyeth Pharmaceutical Division Of Wyeth Holdings Llc
Labeler Code: 0005
FDA Application Number: part334 What is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Marketing Category: OTC MONOGRAPH NOT FINAL - A product marketed pursuant to an Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Monograph that is not final. What is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 01-05-2004 What is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2020 What is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

Exclude Flag: N What is the NDC Exclude Flag?
This field indicates whether the product has been removed/excluded from the NDC Directory for failure to respond to FDA’s requests for correction to deficient or non-compliant submissions. Values = ‘Y’ or ‘N’.

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Fibercon Product Labeling Information

The product labeling information includes all published material associated to a drug. Product labeling documents include information like generic names, active ingredients, ingredient strength dosage, routes of administration, appearance, usage, warnings, inactive ingredients, etc.

Product Labeling Index

Other

Drug Facts

  • Other informationeach caplet contains: 140 mg calcium and 10 mg magnesiumprotect contents from moisturestore at 20-25°C (68-77°F)

Otc - Purpose

Active ingredient (in each caplet)PurposeCalcium polycarbophil 625 mg equivalent to 500 mg polycarbophilBulk-forming laxative

Indications & Usage

  • Usesrelieves occasional constipation to help restore and maintain regularitythis product generally produces bowel movement in 12 to 72 hours

Warnings

Warnings

Choking:

Taking this product without adequate fluid may cause it to swell and block your throat or esophagus and may cause choking. 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

  • Abdominal pain, nausea, or vomitinga sudden change in bowel habits that persists over a period of 2 weeks

Ask A Doctor Or Pharmacist Before Use If You Are

Taking any other drug. Take this product 2 or more hours before or after other drugs. All laxatives may affect how other drugs work.

When Using This Product

  • Do not use for more than 7 days unless directed by a doctordo not take more than 8 caplets in a 24 hour period unless directed by a doctor

Stop Use And Ask A Doctor If

Rectal bleeding occurs or if you fail to have a bowel movement after use of this or any other laxative. These could be signs of a serious condition.

Otc - Keep Out Of Reach Of Children

Keep out of reach of children.In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Dosage & Administration

  • Directionstake each dose of this product 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.FiberCon works naturally so continued use for one to three days is normally required to provide full benefit. Dosage may vary according to diet, exercise, previous laxative use or severity of constipation.agerecommended dosedaily maximum adults and children 12 years of age and over2 caplets once a dayup to 4 times a daychildren under 12 yearsconsult a physician

Inactive Ingredient

Inactive ingredientscaramel, crospovidone, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, silicon dioxide, sodium lauryl sulfate

Otc - Questions

Questions or comments?Call weekdays from 9 AM to 5 PM EST at 1-800-282-8805

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