Would Metamucil affect Nexplanon?

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Posted on Tue, 29 Oct 2013 in Birth Control
Question: Would Metamucil affect my birth control implant Nexplanon?
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Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

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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