Metamucil

What is Metamucil?

Metamucil is a bulk-producing laxative and fiber supplement. The active ingredient is psyllium seed husks. It may also reduce cholesterol when taken daily. Metamucil is sold in powdered drink mixes, capsules, and wafers.

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It is suspected that i have abdominal adhesions causing partial obstruction it resolves when i go on a liguid diet. Would it be beneficial to take...

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No, it wont.

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Thank you for the query.

No it wont. If you have partial bowels obstruction due to adhesions,...

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which is the best product to add fiber to the diet..ie: Metamucil, etc

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Metamucil-very good fiber choice...

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Metamucil contains the active ingredient Psyllium. It is a very good fiber...

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I have been having light yellow almost beige bowel movements for three days now. Started Metamucil a week ago . Could this be causing it and should...

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Yes, Metamucil is causing it,,,,

Detailed Answer:
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Thank you asking HCM.
I am Dr.Klerida , gastroenterologist.

Yellow stools may...

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