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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: But you need to take it with liquids and to remain well -hydrated.

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 40 years experience
Metamucil is relatively safe and could be taken on a long term basis if needed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
12 to48 hours: It start working in 12 to 48 hours, but can take up to 3 days to work.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
Pharmacology 45 years experience
Metamucil: Better at night with a full glass of water. As a laxative, expect results by the end of the following day. Also, night time is when the body produce... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Difficult to test: A 43 yo would like to know how to test for allergy to metamucil. There is no standardized test for this rare allergy and in general medication allergy... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
i can take it for 2 weeks but do not like it. I have not had problems with it. Check with your Dr.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Geriatrics 31 years experience
No: Metamucil (http://www.metawellness.com/en-us/articles/about-metamucil/digestive-health) is a brand of fiber. Don't fall for the advertising. Instead, ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armando Favazza
Specializes in Psychiatry
No problem: A tablespoon of metmucil will do no harm. Relax and go about your life.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
Metamucil: Metamucil is essentially a fiber supplement to your diet, and it is safe to use it on a regular basis for the long-term. In fact, it is probably good ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Would be expected: to lower strain and lower risk of them
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