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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Metamucil caps for my IBS and it works very well to absorb...
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" I use Metamucil caps for my IBS and it works very well to absorb and prevent loose stool. People think it's just for constipation, but it... "

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for the mucous colitis and this also helped me. Ask your...
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" ...plays into stools also. Have you tried Questran or Pepto? The Questran helped firm up stools and also I took Metamucil for the mucous colitis and this also helped me. Ask your Dr.... "

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what you have. I have IBS D & Metamucil is going well...
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" ...what you have. I have IBS D & Metamucil is going well for me after a week. Acidophilus and yoga... "

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works GREAT for my IBS-D. I know others have trouble...
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" Soluble fiber, specifically Metamucil, works GREAT for my IBS-D. I know others have trouble... "

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take metamucil for ibs and has helped a lot.the ic,i...
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" ...meds.except the beta blocker and ocassional xanax for sleeping.i take metamucil for ibs and has helped a lot.the ic,i only use ant acids and prelief because i cannot afford 300.00 per month elmiron.... "

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I have terrible IBS. Usually it gets worse the week I am...
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" Leah I have terrible IBS. Usually it gets worse the week I am on the inactive pills of my Yasmin. One thing I've found it's always worse for me in the mornings, so I make sure to take my pills in the... "

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usk (metamucil) to control my IBS and found that it works w...
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" I also have lower left abdominal pain. It also gets swollen ...the day. hmmm, interesting. I have recently discoved psyllium husk (metamucil) to control my IBS and found that it works well. Also, no... "

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etamucil pills for my IBS and they really help. I've b...
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" Fiber pills and water I've been taking Metamucil pills for my IBS and they really help. I've been taking one before I go to bed which really helps in the morning. I know you are supposed... "

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pills,citucel,Health store Fiber..Can the metamucil make...
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" ...does Metamucil work for both IBS-D and IBS-C and is all fiber the same.I have tryed fiber choice,fiber pills,citucel,Health store Fiber.. Can the metamucil make me more constipated? It ...Boy what a... "

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ar. Have had IBS-D since childhood. If you haven't tried...
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" ...a fiber such as metamucil (1 tspn in the evening). I've been taking this and have had excellent results for the last 3 weeks. Can count the immodium I've taken on 1 hand. Had been taking one every... "

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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
2.4
Helpfulness
Psyllium
21,344 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*, Ulcerative Colitis*, Inflammation*
Other names: Metamucil, Psyllium Husk, Laxative, Fiber Supplement, Konsyl
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
3.2
Satisfaction
2.3
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Benefiber
27,221 discussions
Taken for: Constipation, IBS*
Other names: Wheat Dextrin, Natural Fiber, Children's Benefiber, Benefiber Clear SF (Dextrin), Natural Fiber Therapy
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Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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20,129 discussions
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Other names: Citrucel, Fiber Therapy, Fiber Laxative, Lubricating Jelly, Fiber Therapy Laxative
Method of use: Pill
Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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174,648 discussions
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Other names: Acidophilus, Culturelle, Culturelle For Kids, Lactobacillus Rhamnosus GG, Super Probiotic
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Prescribing mode: OTC
*Off Label
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