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Metamucil vs Psyllium

Metamucil
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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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About Metamucil
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...
" ...product is good but I would say it's really no better than Metamucil. The main ingredient in Metamucil is psyllium - mix a tsp into a... "

hich never worked for me by the way. Some say tha...
" Well,try 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... "

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the past (for lowering cholesterol) with no problems,...
" ...I told 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 mistake for ...Citrucel... "

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

\"let go\" I take Metamucil everyday, really helps with ge...
" ?? pysllium husk is great and produces long big ...a pleasure to \"let go\" I take Metamucil everyday, really helps with general health now... "

lium fucks me up, metamucil does nothing, and I do not want...
" ...evening before bed. I have ulcerative colitis and my main \"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... "

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d Sugar Free Metamucil with great results-it has ke...
" ...use dieters tea for constipation? , I don't 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... "

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

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a capsule form best. But, work out the dose that works fo...
" I take psyllium twice daily and it works ok for me for 18 years. I ...not as fine as Metamucil.Some people like it in a capsule form best. But, work out the dose that works for you best so... "

was going to explode. Metamucil is great for me... I...
" ...that works for 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 me... I pop ...pills every couple days. I've... "

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