Fowler's Digestive Tonic Questions

Fowler's Anti-Diarrheal Questions

Digestive Tonic Answers

Q. Can I take the Digestive Tonic every day?

A. For ideal results, use one tablespoon of Fowler’s Digestive Tonic three times a day before each meal. Our product is formulated with natural ingredients that stimulate digestion by improving the flow of bile, which the body uses to digest fats. Ongoing daily use will promote improvement in your digestive health.     ^TOP

Q. Should I take the Digestive Tonic before or after meals?

A. You can take Fowler’s Digestive Tonic any time you experience symptoms of indigestion. However, it is preferable to take the product on a daily basis. We recommend taking one tablespoon as-is or diluted with water before each meal, three times a day.     ^TOP

Q. Can I give Fowler’s Digestive Tonic to my child?

A. Fowler’s Digestive Tonic was created as a natural-source dietary supplement for adults.     ^TOP

Q. Do I need a prescription for Fowler’s Digestive Tonic?

A. You do not need a prescription. Fowler’s Digestive Tonic is available as an Over-The-Counter (OTC) medication.     ^TOP

Q. Why does Fowler's Digestive Tonic contain oil of peppermint?

A. Peppermint has been traditionally used for centuries as a natural remedy for digestive relief such as indigestion. Peppermint oil can soothe nausea, vomiting, cramps, diarrhea, gas, and other indigestion symptoms by reducing spasms of the colon and intestinal tract, and, due to the presence of thymol and eugenol, balance oral and intestinal flora, thereby reducing fermentation of undigested food.     ^TOP

Q. Is the silicon in Fowler's Digestive Tonic a natural-source ingredient?

A. The silicon in Fowler’s Digestive Tonic is naturally sourced from equisetum arvense, a plant that is commonly known in herbal medicine as “horsetail.”     ^TOP

Anti-Diarrheal Answers

Q. What Causes Diarrhea?

A. Diarrhea is usually a symptom of an infection of the bowel caused by viruses, bacteria or parasites. Some of the most common causes of diarrhea are:

  • Food poisoning
  • Drinking too much alcohol
  • Drinking too much coffee/caffeinated beverages
  • Food allergies
  • Irritation or alteration of the lining of the intestines due to radiotherapy or prescribed medications


Q. Does the Anti-Diarrheal Suspension have to be refrigerated?

A. Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal Oral Suspension does not require refrigeration. However, it should be stored below 25°C and should be protected from freezing.     ^TOP

Q. Are Fowler’s Anti- Diarrheal Tablets intended to be swallowed or chewed?

A. Fowler’s Anti- Diarrheal Tablets are designed to be swallowed whole. If you are incapable of swallowing tablets, try our Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal Oral Suspension.     ^TOP

Q. Does the product expire?

A. All Fowler’s products are stamped with an expiration date. The product’s potency diminishes with time and efficacy cannot be guaranteed past the printed expiration date. Do not use expired products – these should be discarded safely. Ask your pharmacy if they participate in a medication disposal program.     ^TOP

Q. Do I need a prescription for Fowler’s anti-diarrheal?

A. You do not need a prescription. Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal Oral Suspension and Tablets are available as Over-The-Counter (OTC) medications.     ^TOP

Q. Does Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal cause constipation?

A. Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal is non-systemic (not absorbed into the bloodstream); therefore, it helps restore and maintain your body rhythms naturally by normalizing your bowel movements, not shutting them down. However, in some circumstances, the product may cause mild and transient constipation.     ^TOP

Q. Can I give Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal to my child?

A. Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal in its Oral Suspension format can be taken by children as young as three years of age.     ^TOP

Q. What is the correct dosage of Fowler’s Anti-Diarrheal?

A. Dosages by product:

Anti-Diarrheal Oral Suspension
Adults & children 12 years of age and over: 4 tsp. (20 mL)
Children 6 to 12 years of age: 2 tsp. (10 mL)
Children 3 to 6 years of age: 1 tsp (5 mL)

Anti-Diarrheal Tablets
Adults 2 tablets initially then 2 tablets following each bowel movement to a maximum of 6 tablets in 24 hours. 
Do not use in infants or children.