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Methylcellulose vs Psyllium

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Other name: Citrucel Citrucel
Other name: Metamucil Metamucil
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Constipation (also known as costiveness, dyschezia, and dyssynergic defaecation) refers to bowel movements that are ...
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Psyllium , or Ispaghula , is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage...
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Psyllium , or Ispaghula , is the common name used for several members of the plant genus Plantago whose seeds are used commercially for the production of mucilage...
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hange from psyllium to methylcellulose or polycarbophil, the...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" ...many people report gas problems with psyllium. I've tried reducing the dose to nearly nothing, and it still causes problems. If I change from psyllium to methylcellulose or polycarbophil, the gas... "

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switched from Psyllium to Methylcellulose and was impressed...
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" Hi Sharon Mello, I'm taking Methylcellulose as a fibre supplement and ...take larger doses and I never got any bloating from it. Actually, at the time I switched from Psyllium to Methylcellulose and was... "

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Another thing I tried recently which seems helpful...
| www.ic-network.com
" ...helped me. Instead of taking psyllium, I take Citrucel every day, which has methylcellulose. Another thing I tried recently which... "

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which doesn't have the excess gas side effect. Just...
| www.inspire.com
" ...great, but some folks experience lots of gas due to the Psyllium ...could try Citrucel. It contains Methylcellulose Fiber instead of Psyllium which doesn't... "

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ich doesn't have the excess gas side effect. Just a...
| www.inspire.com
" ...great, but some folks experience lots of gas due to the Psyllium ...could try Citrucel. It contains Methylcellulose Fiber instead of Psyllium which doesn't have the excess gas side... "

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more. I take generic methylcellulose pill (like Citrucel)....
| www.healingwell.com
" ...bulk it more. I take generic methylcellulose pill (like Citrucel). Started with ...pill daily with good results. Other people here take psyllium powder (husk or seed type) as either a pill... "

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rently using Lepicol psyllium fibre with good effects, but...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" ...can find psyliium, and am currently using Lepicol psyllium fibre with good effects, but I still seem to have some discomfort and was wondering whether ...other types of fibre, like methylcellulose?... "

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3 solid months last year and had consistent major gas prob...
| www.ibsgroup.org
" ...bowel\" problem. The active ingredient is \"Methylcellulose\". Does anyone know what the h*** that is?? The name reminds ...from some natural source! Tried psyllium faithfully for 3 solid months... "

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cramping, bloating, and uncomfort that Psyllium can cause
" I would actually recommend methylcellulose (Citrucel) over Psyllium (Metamucil). They are both bulk forming ...bloating, and uncomfort... "

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cramping, bloating, and uncomfort that Psyllium can cause
| www.bluelight.ru
" Quote: I would actually recommend methylcellulose (Citrucel) over Psyllium (Metamucil). They ...bloating, and uncomfort that Psyllium... "

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