A 28-year-old female asked:
How long is metamucil ok to use. currently, it's the only thing that helps produces a soft, bm. thought about trying align. any thoughts?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
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 for you to do so. Eating foods that are higher in fiber is a good idea also. If you increase your fiber intake, you should also increase your fluid intake. Good luck.
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Orthodontics 54 years experience
Safe to use long term. However, it would be prudent to identify the cause of your GI distress and treat the cause, rather than the symptoms. It would be prudent to consult with a Gastroenterologist.
Answered Mar 26, 2022
Pathology 50 years experience
Reviewed Mar 28, 2022
Last updated Mar 28, 2022
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