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Metamucil vs. Psyllium for Constipation

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Metamucil

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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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 ... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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label as Psyllium right nex to the metamucil. I take 5 in...
Try Psyllium husk capsules. Metamucil is the brand name. Target ...Up & Up label as Psyllium right nex to the metamucil. I take 5 in the...
Generic metamucil from walmart for psyllium I'm sure...
...triple antibiotic, desitin, and cortizone cream sheepskin mitt from the auto section for application and finishing Generic metamucil from walmart for psyllium I'm sure there's...
Metamucil wasnt 100% natural from the psyllium plant. It...
...read that the difference between Metamucil and psyllium husk was that the Metamucil wasnt 100% natural from the psyllium plant. It was containing some...
going to suggest feeding psyllium(about 2 oz. of metamucil...
...similar you have on hand that's 'horse-safe'. Also, I was just going to suggest feeding psyllium(about 2 oz. of metamucil)a day for a week to clear out the sand...
of the psyllium from Netrition (Metamucil has too much...
...day of the psyllium from Netrition (Metamucil has too much...
causes gas due to the psyllium contained in the product....
...causes gas due to the psyllium contained in the...
metamucil, but then switched to plain psyllium (no sugar,...
...I get the runs all night long, not to mention miserable cramping! Ack! I used to use citrucel as I found it worked better than metamucil, but then switched to plain psyllium (no sugar,...
try the soluble fiber from psyllium such as Metamucil...
...ever tempted for fiber again perhaps try the soluble fiber from psyllium such as Metamucil or...
to high fiber cereals to metamucil and more. I've even...
...pears to high fiber cereals to metamucil and more. I've even ...about it. Well, try psyllium whole husk by Yerba Prima. It really worked and no discomfort like metamucil - which never worked...
looking for fiber alternatives to Metamucil and the like....
...water (like the psyllium in Metamucil) to prevent D.\" zigmussus says \"Apples contain pectin, which has a laxative effect.\" Hmmm? ...looking for fiber alternatives to Metamucil and the...
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