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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Methylcellulose
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Psyllium
Other name: Citrucel (Citrucel)
Other name: Metamucil (Metamucil)
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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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Bloating
9
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2
Diabetes
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Nausea
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Burning
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Diverticulitis
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Fever
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Weight Gain
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Cavity
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Hemorrhoids
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Candida
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Depression
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Acne
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Burning
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Addiction
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Ketosis
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Dizzy
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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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Post from
www.ibsgroup.org
I change from psyllium to methylcellulose or polycarbophil,...
" ...many people report gas problems with psyllium. I've tried reducing the dose ...causes problems. If I change from psyllium to methylcellulose or polycarbophil, the gas gets... "

Post from
www.helpforibs.com
switched from Psyllium to Methylcellulose and was impressed...
" ...Mello, I'm taking Methylcellulose as a fibre ...larger doses and I never got any bloating from it. Actually, at the time I switched from Psyllium to Methylcellulose and was impressed by... "

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www.ic-network.com
Another thing I tried recently which seems helpful...
" ...of taking psyllium, I take Citrucel every day, which has methylcellulose. Another thing I tried recently which seems helpful is... "

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www.inspire.com
which doesn't have the excess gas side effect. Just...
" ...great, but some folks experience lots of gas due to the Psyllium ...Citrucel. It contains Methylcellulose Fiber instead of Psyllium which doesn't have the excess gas side ef... "

more. I take generic methylcellulose pill (like Citrucel)....
" ...to your diet to bulk it more. I take generic methylcellulose pill (like Citrucel). Started with 3-4 pills a day ...results. Other people here take psyllium powder (husk or seed type)... "

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www.ibsgroup.org
currently using Lepicol psyllium fibre with good effects,...
" ...find psyliium, and am currently using Lepicol psyllium fibre with good effects, but I still seem to have some discomfort and was wondering ...types of fibre, like methylcellulose? Thanks v. m... "

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for 3 solid months last year and had consistent major gas p...
" ...active ingredient is \"Methylcellulose\". Does anyone know what the h*** that is?? ...source! Tried psyllium faithfully for 3 solid months last year and had consistent major gas problem. Heat... "

Post from
www.bluelight.ru
cramping, bloating, and uncomfort that Psyllium can cause
" ...would actually recommend methylcellulose (Citrucel) over Psyllium (Metamucil). They are both bulk ...and uncomfort that Psyllium... "

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www.bluelight.ru
cramping, bloating, and uncomfort that Psyllium can cause
" Quote: I would actually recommend methylcellulose (Citrucel) over Psyllium (Metamucil). They ...and uncomfort that Psyllium... "

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www.3fatchicks.com
I found the psyllium does give me a bloated feeling,...
" ...stuffed chicks), I found the psyllium does give me a bloated feeling, ...It is a fiber called methylcellulose, and it comes in sugar-free ...often. Right now I take flax fiber caps every day... "

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