Metamucil

Last Update May 5, 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 Diarrhea

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Metamucil is approved for Diarrhea.

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71,587 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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109,879 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Ulcerative Colitis, Stomach Cramps
Other names: Loperamide, Anti Diarrhea, Anti Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control, Lopex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
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179,506 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS*, Candida*, Constipation*, Yeast Infection*
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Other names: Equalactin, Calcium Polycarbophil, Fiber Laxative, Mitrolan, Perdiem
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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Lomotil
12,389 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Diphenoxylate-Atropine, Lonox, Lomocot, Vi Atro
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.6
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Gas X
56,515 discussions
Taken for: Bloating, Gas Pain, Burps, Constipation, Swelling
Other names: Phazyme, Mylicon, Anti Gas, Gas Relief, Baby Gas
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.0
Satisfaction
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Pepto-Bismol
55,104 discussions
Taken for: Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Stomach Problems, Indigestion
Other names: Kaopectate, Pink Bismuth, Stomach Relief, Bismatrol, Diarrhea Relief
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.9
Satisfaction
2.4
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Acidophilus
44,900 discussions
Taken for: Yeast Infection, Thrush, Diarrhea*, IBS*, Lactose Intolerance*
Other names: Probiotic, lactobacillus acidophilus, Acidophilus Probiotic, Florajen, PROBIOTIC PEARLS
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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4.5
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Questran
9,134 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, Bile, IBS*, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis*
Other names: Locholest, Cholestyramine-Sucrose
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
3.2
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Vsl#3
11,139 discussions
Taken for: Ulcerative Colitis*, IBS*, Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease*
Other names: VSL#3 DS, VSL#3 Junior
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.4
Satisfaction
1.0
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Diarrhea medications
Metamucil
71,587 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
4.2
Satisfaction
2.8
Helpfulness
Imodium
109,879 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Withdrawal Symptoms*, Ulcerative Colitis, Stomach Cramps
Other names: Loperamide, Anti Diarrhea, Anti Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control, Lopex
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
4.1
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Probiotic
179,506 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS*, Candida*, Constipation*, Yeast Infection*
Other names: Acidophilus, Culturelle, lactobacillus acidophilus, Florajen, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.7
Satisfaction
2.7
Helpfulness
Fibercon
5,327 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Diarrhea*
Other names: Equalactin, Calcium Polycarbophil, Fiber Laxative, Mitrolan, Perdiem
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.5
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Lomotil
12,389 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, IBS, Ulcerative Colitis
Other names: Diphenoxylate-Atropine, Lonox, Lomocot, Vi Atro
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: Rx
3.6
Satisfaction
2.3
Helpfulness
Gas X
56,515 discussions
Taken for: Bloating, Gas Pain, Burps, Constipation, Swelling
Other names: Phazyme, Mylicon, Anti Gas, Gas Relief, Baby Gas
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
4.0
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
Pepto-Bismol
55,104 discussions
Taken for: Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach Pain, Stomach Problems, Indigestion
Other names: Kaopectate, Pink Bismuth, Stomach Relief, Bismatrol, Diarrhea Relief
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
3.9
Satisfaction
2.4
Helpfulness
Acidophilus
44,900 discussions
Taken for: Yeast Infection, Thrush, Diarrhea*, IBS*, Lactose Intolerance*
Other names: Probiotic, lactobacillus acidophilus, Acidophilus Probiotic, Florajen, PROBIOTIC PEARLS
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.8
Satisfaction
4.5
Helpfulness
Questran
9,134 discussions
Taken for: Diarrhea, Bile, IBS*, Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis*
Other names: Locholest, Cholestyramine-Sucrose
Prescribing mode: Rx
*Off Label
3.7
Satisfaction
3.2
Helpfulness
Vsl#3
11,139 discussions
Taken for: Ulcerative Colitis*, IBS*, Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease*
Other names: VSL#3 DS, VSL#3 Junior
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
4.4
Satisfaction
1.0
Helpfulness
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