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A 48-year-old female asked:

Is it ok to use metamucil while on antibiotics for a diverticulitis flare up?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Depends on the : Antibiotic. Please check with your pharmacist about interaction between your prescription and metamucil.
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Dr. Michael Zadeh
General Surgery 18 years experience
Yes: Unless you are having diarrhea then you can continue to take metamucil.
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Last updated Feb 14, 2019
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