Konsyl vs Metamucil

Konsyl
(OTC)
Metamucil
(OTC)
Konsyl is a laxative.
Metamucil is a laxative.
Satisfaction Score
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5.0
Extremely Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.2
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.0
Helpfulness
for Constipation
2.9
Concern level
1.1
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,589 Discussions
71,723 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for IBS
Konsyl is approved for Constipation and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Constipation
#2 for IBS
#3 for Diarrhea
#4 for Bloating
Metamucil is approved for Constipation, Gastrointestinal Gas, Diarrhea and Bloating and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for IBS, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Kon
Cancer
6
Hemorrhoids
5
Diverticulitis
3
Depression
3
Burning
3
Gastritis
2
Gagging
2
Itching
1
Incontinence
1
Cough
1
Met
Numbness
1
Acne
1
Bruise
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Blood Clots
1
Common Cold
1
Heart Disease
1
Hypoglycemia
1
Neuropathy
1
Joint Pain
1
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Metamucil
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Cancer
Kon
Met
6
0
Hemorrhoids
Kon
Met
5
0
Diverticulitis
Kon
Met
3
0
Depression
Kon
Met
3
0
Burning
Kon
Met
3
0
Gastritis
Kon
Met
2
0
Gagging
Kon
Met
2
0
Itching
Kon
Met
1
0
Incontinence
Kon
Met
1
0
Cough
Kon
Met
1
0
Numbness
Met
Kon
1
0
Acne
Met
Kon
1
0
Bruise
Met
Kon
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Kon
1
0
Blood Clots
Met
Kon
1
0
Common Cold
Met
Kon
1
0
Heart Disease
Met
Kon
1
0
Hypoglycemia
Met
Kon
1
0
Neuropathy
Met
Kon
1
0
Joint Pain
Met
Kon
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Metamucil during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Konsyl and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metamucil and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Powder: , 6 gram, 6 gram/6 gram
Capsule: 0.52 gram, 20 mg
Powder: , 30.9%, 48.57%, 58.6%, 3.4 gram/5.4 gram
Packet: , 58.6%
Capsule: 0.52 gram
Wafer: 1.7 g
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Psyllium Husk , Psyllium Seed , Psyllium Husk/Aspartame , Psyllium Seed/Sucrose , Psyllium Seed/Aspartame
Psyllium Seed, Psyllium Husk, Psyllium Seed/Dextrose, Psyllium Seed/Sucrose, Psyllium Husk/Sucrose, Inulin, Psyllium Husk/Aspartame, Psyllium Seed/Aspartame
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Konsyl and Metamucil: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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