Metamucil

Last Update February 4, 2016
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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keep the diarrhea under control. Immodium for \"outside...
| www.inspire.com
" I find a glass of Metamucil before bed helps keep the diarrhea under control. Immodium for \"outside events\", ...carry with me along with my Hydroxyzine for... "

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and it works for both diarhea and constipation..I...
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" I used Metamucil and it works for both diarhea and constipation..I have recently changed over... "

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give me the runs just makes it easier to go potty :)I...
| forums.thebump.com
" ...it doesn't give me the runs just makes it easier to go potty :) I started taking it because I had sharp gas pains in my abdomen that woke me up and it was really... "

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about taking Metamucil for diarrhea. It works. Also...
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" ...told my mother about taking Metamucil for diarrhea.  It works.   Also, hubby ...his mother would take Metamucil anytime she ate something with little seeds and they wouldn't bother her.   I've... "

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\"ibs\" diarrhea.... have metamucil caps helped you at...
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" I hope imodium can offer you some temporary relief. For some reason it never worked when I was at the height of my flare....but it always worked on my \"ibs\"... "

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helped stop the diarrhea from dumping for my husband....
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" Metamucil helped stop the diarrhea from dumping for my husband. He reduced the directions on the bottle to four ounces and the corresponding amount of metamucil for that amount of water. As you all... "

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my diet, in the form of Metamucil which is good for diarrhea...
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" Melissa...I take a Probiotic, it's called Florastor. One other thing you could try is Kefir, which is found in the dairy section of the store. It is full of Probiotics. I also have added... "

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would she not beleive you anyways? like you'd take metamucil...
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" ...that metamucil is good for diarhea because it bulks things up. Forget what your doctor thinks, do what works for you. Why would she not beleive you anyways? like you'd take metamucil if it wasnt... "

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about taking Metamucil for diarrhea. It works. Also...
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" ...told my mother about taking Metamucil for diarrhea.  It works.   Also, hubby ...his mother would take Metamucil anytime she ate something with little seeds and they wouldn't bother her.   I've... "

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etamucil helped control the diarreah sometimes. It is a...
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" hi, I did the xeloda/oxaliplatum for 4 cycles. Had to rely on lomotil a lot. I found that metamucil helped control the diarreah sometimes. It is a roller ...with the neuropathy but the diarreah and... "

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Other names: Psyllium, Fiber Supplement, Laxative, Psyllium Husk, Konsyl
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Lomotil
12,365 discussions
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54,387 discussions
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Other names: Kaopectate, Pink Bismuth, Stomach Relief, Bismatrol, Diarrhea Relief
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Prescribing mode: OTC
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Asacol
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Prescribing mode: Rx
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Diarrhea medications
Metamucil
71,010 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
3.3
Satisfaction
3.5
Helpfulness
Probiotic
174,648 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS*, Candida*, Constipation*, Yeast Infection*
Other names: Acidophilus, Culturelle, Culturelle For Kids, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG, Super Probiotic
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.4
Satisfaction
2.9
Helpfulness
Fibercon
5,320 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Diarrhea*
Other names: Equalactin, Calcium Polycarbophil, Fiber Laxative, Mitrolan, Perdiem
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
3.0
Helpfulness
Imodium
46,676 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Withdrawal*, Ulcerative Colitis, Stomach Cramps
Other names: Loperamide, Anti Diarrhea, Anti Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control, Lopex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.0
Satisfaction
1.7
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Lomotil
12,365 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, Inflammation
Other names: Diphenoxylate-Atropine, Lonox, Lomocot, Vi Atro
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.0
Satisfaction
3.3
Helpfulness
Inulin
12,983 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea
Other names: Rehydralyte, Oral Electrolytes, CeraLyte 70, CeraLyte 50, Pedialyte Singles
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.1
Satisfaction
2.0
Helpfulness
Gas X
55,856 discussions
Taken for: Bloating, Gas Pain, Burp, Constipation, Swelling
Other names: Phazyme, Mylicon, Anti Gas, Gas Relief, Baby Gas
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.3
Satisfaction
3.9
Helpfulness
Pepto-Bismol
54,387 discussions
Taken for: Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Stomach Problems, Heartburn
Other names: Kaopectate, Pink Bismuth, Stomach Relief, Bismatrol, Diarrhea Relief
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.0
Satisfaction
2.7
Helpfulness
Acidophilus
44,754 discussions
Taken for: Yeast Infection, Thrush, Diarrhea*, IBS*
Other names: Probiotic, Bacid, Acidophilus-Sporogenes, Acidophilus Extra Strength, Intestinex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.3
Satisfaction
3.0
Helpfulness
Asacol
39,629 discussions
Taken for: Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease*, Inflammation, Colitis, Diarrhea
Other names: Pentasa, Lialda, Rowasa, Canasa, Apriso
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
2.8
Satisfaction
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