Summary

  • A clinically trialled, patented fibre complex of sodium alginate, konjac root and xanthan gum
  • Available in convenient capsule or unflavoured powder form for versatile use
  • 3 - 5 times higher viscosity than any other known fibre
  • May be useful for
    • Promoting satiety and feelings of fullness between meals
    • Supporting and maintaining healthy blood sugar levels
    • Maintaining healthy cholesterol levels
    • Supporting bowel regularity and stool bulk
    • Helping to reduce occurrence of constipation and diarrhoea
  • Free from gluten, dairy, soy and shellfish

Dosage

  • Week 1: 1 - 2 capsules, 3 times daily with a glass of water
  • Week 2: 2 - 4 capsules, 3 times daily with a glass of water
  • Week 3 & beyond: 3 - 6 capsules, 3 times daily with a glass of water
  • Can be taken with or without meals

Warnings

Contains sodium
  • The recommended daily dose contains 33.6 mg sodium per capsule
  • If you are taking medications, take them one hour prior or two hours after taking this product
  • It is important to drink adequate amounts of water (375 - 500 mL) immediately after taking PGX®
  • Individuals under 18 years are recommended to consult their health care practitioner before use
  • Caution in patients who have diabetes, take cholesterol lowering medications, are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • May decrease dosage requirements for hypoglycemic medications, caution is advised with concomitant use
  • A small percentage of people may initially experience minor digestive changes when taking PGX®; slowly work up to the full dose
  • Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes, are on cholesterol lowering medications or if your goal is to achieve weight loss
  • Use during pregnancy and lactation should be under guidance of a health practitioner due to insufficient evidence for use while pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Always read the label
  • If symptoms persist, consult your healthcare professional
  • Dietary supplements should not replace a balanced diet

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This product is listed with the TGA - AustL 329887. The TGA publishes product info, including excipients under the "Other ingredients" subheading (not typically listed on the product label). Download the TGA public summary below. Learn more about excipients