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Metamucil for constipation does it work

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Dr.      Ramesh Kumar MD

I like to use senna tea for constipation and I am concerned about laxative addiction. I estimate I ... to consume without becoming dependent on a laxative? Is something like Metamucil a safer alternative? ...

Dr. Rohit Gulati MD

that my body will become reliant on to be able to have regular BM's and please don't say metamucil or one of those preparations because they don't work on me. I have tried them before. ...

Dr. Geeta Sundar MD

Hello Doctor, I have had a history of constipation since 2 years,but since 4 months itss been worse ... to take Metamucil ,I took heavy doses of Psyllium Husk,I used to pass big large stools,but that didnt...

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

. The flagyl seems to be working, in that I do not have diarrhea , or bloody stool, fever, but I am constipated ... to alleviate constipation for me is to take a product called prodium plus or...

Dr. Neel Kudchadkar MD

of diarrhea , followed by some constipation which was relieved by taking Metamucil . I went to my MD who gave ... blood work up with normal results so all looks good there. She said if I started to...

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Dr.       Harry Maheshwari MD

I drink a lot of water daily, take metamucil and acidopholis but am still constipated. As if there is a membrane that I am straining agains. The will and want are present. I take laxatives that sometimes...

Dr.     Ivan R. Rommstein MD

. The problem began about 2 weeks ago. I don t know if I m constipated or what. I have a hard time expelling ... my weight. Sooner or later I got back to eating all day. When I first realized I was...

Dr. Rajiv K Khandelwal MD

I had a colonoscopy 3 weeks ago and since them i am constipated Colonoscopy was fine I have been trying Metamucil ,but does not help too much The quantity is very small ,and I need a lot of paper ...

Dr. Salah Saad Shoman MD

My daughter is working in a safe house with teenage girls and one of the girls is in alot of pain tonight from constipation. She has taken metamucil once today. My daughter cannot leave the safe house ...

Dr. Dholariya Sagar Jayantilal MD

such as Metamucil hoping to find something I can take on a regular basis. Nothing worked. I became aware of Prunelax ...I have had problems with constipation all my life. My transverse colon is an...

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Dr. Jorge Brenes-Salazar MD

Dear patient, Thanks for the query. These may be side effects from the medication that hopefully can respond to conservative measures, such as occasional analgesics like ibuprofen, daily prune juice and metamucil...

Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

Hello! Constipation is usually caused by bad diet. Please try to increase fiber rich products and mineral water intake. Physical activity and even abdominal massage can also stimulate intestines to work....