Metamucil

Last Update May 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
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Metamucil for treating Constipation

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Metamucil is approved for Constipation.

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I starting taking Metamucil for constipation and it made it worse. It also made me dizzy. Why would it make you dizzy?

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Did not mix well with any liquids that I tried, (water,milk,juices). Tasted gritty and did not go down easily which caused me to not use it.

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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
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