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Would Metamucil affect Nexplanon?

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Would Metamucil affect my birth control implant Nexplanon?
Posted Mon, 28 Oct 2013 in Birth Control
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 14 minutes later
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Thanks for your query.

Metamucil is a Psyllium husk-containing product. It is dietary fiber supplement having no interaction with the hormones released by Nexplanon. Hence, it does not affect its birth controlling potency.

Rarely Metamucil cause cause Vitamin and Mineral malabsorption.

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