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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Metamucil
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Psyllium
Other name: Psyllium (Psyllium)
Other name: Metamucil (Metamucil)
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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 ...
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Psyllium , or Ispaghula , is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage...
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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 ...
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Psyllium , or Ispaghula , is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage...
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I would say it's really no better than Metamucil. The main...
" ...but I would say it's really no better than Metamucil. The main ingredient in Metamucil is psyllium - mix a tsp into a glass of... "

- which never worked for me by the way. Some...
" ...psyllium whole husk by Yerba Prima. It really worked and no discomfort like metamucil - which never worked for me by the way. Some say that the ground psyllium (like metamucel)or whole... "

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in the past (for lowering cholesterol) with no problems...
" ...her I had used Metamucil in the past (for lowering cholesterol) with no problems, she said it was ok. When I ran out of Metamucil I decided to try the Citrucel. What a ...are allergic to the pys... "

I am having a problem I tried Metamucil for fiber and it...
" ...I am having a problem I tried Metamucil for fiber and ...me right out of ketosis now I am afraid to try Psyllium any advice and... "

Psyllium fucks me up, metamucil does nothing, and I do not...
" ...\"pain in the ass\" symptom is SLOW MOVING BOWELS. Now this sucks because I eat 6 times a day and some days it feels like there is a small fetus in my stomach it's so heavy and full. I cant ea... "

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I used Sugar Free Metamucil with great results-it...
" ...use the Dieter's Tea, but have had that problem. I used Sugar Free Metamucil with great results-it has kept me regular it was part of my routine until I got pregnant. Now I use psyllium... "

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I used Metamucil for quite a while with quite good results,...
" ...called Synersup. I used Metamucil for quite a while with quite good results, then ...expensive but i think it is better. It is based on psyllium and acacia, but has lots of the well recognised c... "

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a capsule form best. But, work out the dose that works...
" ...psyllium twice daily and it works ok for me for 18 ...fine as Metamucil.Some people like it in a capsule form best. But, work out the dose that works for you ...you may know Psyllium abs... "

I was going to explode. Metamucil is great for me......
" ...you. I've tried Citrucel, which I absolutely despised. It gave me D and gas, and I thought I was going to explode. Metamucil is great for ...days. I've also tried Psyllium and that was good ... "

now (age 49) Metamucil has helped me in the past, but...
" ...everyone! E-mom, I thought I read that psyllium is GOOD! I'd love to read ...Crohn's until now (age 49) Metamucil has helped me in the past, but ...that your son takes digestive enzymes - w... "

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