Metamucil

Last Update April 30, 2016
Metamucil is a laxative.
Uses: 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. Read More
Metamucil is a bulk-producing laxative and dietary fiber supplement. The Metamucil brand has existed since 1934, and was owned by G.D....
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Metamucil for treating Constipation

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Metamucil is approved for Constipation.

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71,547 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Diarrhea, Bloating, Ulcerative Colitis*
Other names: Psyllium, Fiber Supplement, Laxative, Psyllium Husk, Konsyl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Ulcerative Colitis*
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Method of use: Pill, Syrup
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Other names: Glycolax, PEG 3350, Clearlax, Smoothlax, Purelax
Prescribing mode: OTC
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Taken for: Constipation, IBS*
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Other names: Metamucil, Psyllium, Laxative, Fiber Supplement, Fybogel
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Taken for: Constipation, Oily Skin*, Acne, Stomach Pain
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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