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Benefiber vs. Metamucil for Constipation

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Benefiber

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/ 23,666 posts
Other Names: Wheat Dextrin   Natural Fiber

Metamucil

OTC
/ 59,683 posts
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 23,666 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 59,683 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Fibre supplements (or fiber supplements) are considered to be a form of a subgroup of functional dietary fiber, and in the United States are defined by the Institute of Medicine (IOM). According to the IOM, functional fibre "consists of isolated, ... Read more on Wikipedia
Metamucil is a bulk-producing laxative and dietary fiber supplement. The Metamucil brand has existed since 1934, and was owned by G.D. Searle & Company until 1985 when Procter & Gamble acquired the brand. The active ingredient is psyllium seed husks. It ... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Benefiber vs. Metamucil

2,452 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
of bottle? I switched from metamucil to benefiber for that...
...type of bottle? I switched from metamucil to benefiber for that ...ton of water. I think the benefi...
Benefiber and Citracel and the number of days with problems...
...and water. I have taken Metamucil, Benefiber and Citracel and the number of days with problems is drastically...
do shit for me. Metamucil has been great. As long as you...
Pardon the pun but Benefiber didn't do shit for me. Metamucil has been great. As long as you get the fiber in who cares how ya...
then cut back to once every other day and never had problems...
...the others citrucel, benefiber etc etc did NOTHING. I took metamucil 3 times a day until things got to moving and then cut back to once every other day and never had problems afterwards. You might...
in pain wiht the worst colic. Saying that, I have the worst...
...Metamucil at all. Everytime I have tried it I get doubled over in pain wiht the worst colic. Saying that, I have the worst digestive ...Benefiber which I'm also taking twice a day and it seems ...
work, metamucil. 2 tablets a day. that helped me regulate....
...that didn't work, metamucil. 2 tablets a day. that helped me regulate. also...
deal, and my son was amazed at how the Metamucil clumped...
...The supplements (Metamucil, Benefiber, Citrucell) are soluble. Some have found these don't help, but I know it helps me a great deal, and my son was amazed at how the Metamucil clumped his poos...
having problems with Metamucil powder dissolving in my tea....
...having problems with Metamucil powder dissolving in ...mug. Any suggestions? I never had this problem with Be...
a lot better than trying to choke down that awful Metamucil
...Benefiber. It almost completely dissolves in most ...- Fiber 3g = Net Carbs 1. It works a ...to choke down that awf...
just as good and waaaaay cheaper). Metamucil powder works...
...(I use the drugstore brand, it's just as good and waaaaay cheaper). Metamucil powder works...
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