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Metamucil vs. Psyllium for Constipation

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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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What patients are saying about Metamucil vs. Psyllium

2,788 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
just psyllium, metamucil to be exact, help me at all or...
question about psyllium (metamucil) Hi Can taking just psyllium, metamucil to be exact, help me at all or do I need the B...
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